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The Great White Fleet, so-called because the ships were painted white, was a United States naval force of 16,000 men ... [Read more]

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February 19, 1942 (Federal Register, Vol. VII, No. 38)

"Whereas the successful prosecution of the war requires every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage to national-defense materials, national-defense premises, and national-defense utilities...

Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, and ..." [More]

Excerpted from Executive Order 9066: Authorizing the Secretary of War to Prescribe Military Areas by Rechs Ann Pedersen