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Were the victims already at the camp?
This article is contradictory on when the killings took place. In one paragraph:
- "On the night of July 27, 1942, a group of 147 Japanese men were being transported to Camp Lordsburg from another camp at Fort Lincoln, North Dakota. After getting off the train at Ulmoris Siding, Toshiro Kobata and Hirota Isomura were walking down the road together and behind all the others...
- The murders occurred sometime during the two-mile trek through the desert."
- "A Japanese internee, Sematsu Ishizaki, claimed that the camp's commandant, Colonel Clyde Lundy, ordered the deaths of Kobata and Isomura. Apparently, the two men had been involved in a protest against the working conditions at the camp and Lundy wanted to make an example out of them for challenging his authority."
This could just be a difference in story between the Army version and an internee, but it still comes off as very confusing.