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A memo to the Commanding General of Western Defense Command and Fourth Army with updates to a situation regarding the cotton harvest in Arizona and the recruitment of evacuees. Collaboration between Colonel Bendetsen, General DeWitt, and the Arizona governor aims to have the proper release of stories to the public regarding these matters. 3 pages, typescript The War Relocation Authority (WRA), together with the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), the Civil Affairs Division (CAD) and the Office of the Commanding General (OFG) of the Western Defense Command (WDC) operated together to segregate and house some 110,000 men women and children from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains documents and photographs relating to the establishment and administrative workings of the (WDC), the (WRA) and the (WCCA) for the year 1942. batch8