Today in World War II History—Mar. 21, 1942 POSTED: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by Sarah Sundin Manzanar Relocation Center, 3 July 1942 (US Government photo, photographer: Dorothea Lange) 75 Years Ago—Mar. 21, 1942: Manzanar Relocation Center opens for Japanese-Americans—first internees are “volunteers.” First US paratroopers receive wings—in the 501st Parachute Battalion at Fort Benning, GA. Insignia of the US 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment One Response to “Today in World War II History—Mar. 21, 1942” Anna Mar. 23, 2017 Thanks for all the cool pictures!