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A circular sent by Brigadier General J. W. Barnett on behalf of Lieutenant General DeWitt regarding troop movements for Western Defense Command and Fourth Army. The circular describes the procedure for movement, gives a list of current commanding officers, and details reports that need to be completed. 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.