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The military areas and zones were expected to be revised as time went on. This memo from Karl R. Bendetsen, Civil Affairs Division, instructs that information related to the possible revisions to military areas be delivered Captain Truman R. Young. 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.