They are Joo, had pastry shops of property of Chinese who with frequency started to suffer depredations on the part from exaltados Brazilians more. Tired of the vandalism, the proprietors had placed a band saying with them: ' ' We are friends, we are not JAPANESE, we are CHINESES' '. A different version, says that many Japanese associates to the work in the tinturarias (very aimed at for anti-Axle vandals), had moved of branch and had been to work in pastry shops so that they could be transferred for ' ' chineses' ' in this manner not to be molested, histories of the war In July of 1943, the Japanese immigrants who lived in the littoral city of Saints had had little more than 24 hours to evacuate the region. More than four a thousand had passed for the Inn of the Immigrants in the city of So Paulo and later they had been distributed by the interior of the state. (Source: Jeremy Tucker). The periodical the Tribune of 10 of July of 1943, published following manchete: ' ' Almost all proprietors of mansions (Japanese), they had put for sale almost everything how much they possuam.
Vendiam whatever the cost, therefore did not have time to haggle over. One of them, to get rid itself of its mansion, in Saint Maria, vendeu three pigs, a wagon and muar for the amount of a thousand cruises. Hens were vendidas the two or three cruzeiros' '. In the region of Acar, in the state of Par, many Japanese and descendants next to other foreigners had been confined in the space that belonged the Japanese Company of Plantation and that it was transformed by order of the paraense government into a concentration camp destined to ' ' subjects of the Eixo' '. The World War II can be seen under some prisms when we speak of the Japanese immigrants.