German and Italian Americans were also affected by unjust internment, although not in the same numbers as Japanese Americans.
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One hundred fifty Japanese Americans died while interned at Manzanar, but only six are still buried in the cemetery. Most of the 150 people were cremated, and others were removed from the cemetery after the war.