Military service

Spark M. Matsunaga Interview Segment 1

The challenges faced by Nisei soldiers

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An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part II - Segment 1

An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview ...
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An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part I - Segment 1

An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview ...
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Letter from Tak Hattori to Lt. Col. Lewis with copies of articles on Anti-Tank Company

Includes copies of articles and literature on the Anti-Tank Company compiled by Tak Hattori, which were sent to Lt. Col. Lewis as they relate to the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team, along with a letter. In the letter, he includes his account of the 517th. Includes photocopied articles on the ...
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Letter from Henry Y. Ikemoto, President, AT Chapter, to Anna Honeycutt, Airborne and Special Operations Museum Foundation, February 11, 1999

In the letter, Henry Y. Ikemoto wrote about a Chicago Tribune article, "The drop zone gives voice to oral histories of WWII" by Charles Leroux, which featured Toro Hirose, a member of the Anti-Tank Company, and offers further information on Anti-Tank Company members. See this object in the California State ...
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Reflections on the past

Bo T. Sakaguchi Interview Segment 16

Reflections: "You can't judge a person just because he has the color of the enemy"
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Dennis Bambauer Interview Segment 6

Reflections on wartime experiences: "a lesson that we shouldn't repeat"
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Edward H. Mitsukado Interview Segment 11

Reflections: looking back on the war years

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Shosuke Sasaki Interview Segment 14

Thoughts about the incarceration in retrospect: "it should never have happened"

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in ...


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Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 17

Reflections on incarceration experience: feeling angry

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not ...


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