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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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Diana Morita Cole Interview Segment 8

A poignant story of brother's experiences in camp
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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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Letter from Shirley Cobb, [volunteer], American Red Cross, to Kune Hisatomi, Pfc., U.S. Army, [March 5, 1945?]

Correspondence from Shirley Cobb, American Red Cross volunteer, to Kune Hisatomi, Pfc., U.S. Army. Shirley Cobb described her work and the weather in Italy. She also criticized the war and people's optimistic view. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_01_006
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[Mini-reunion, Mrs. Rose Nishio, Mrs. Gladys Murakami]

A photograph of Mrs. Rose Nishio and Mrs. Gladys Murakami. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101095-33." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_023
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[Mini-reunion, Peggy Pi__]

A photograph includes Peggy Pi__. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-76." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_057
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[Mini-reunion, Henry Y. Ikemoto]

A photograph of Henry Y. Ikemoto. Recorded number on the back side of the photograph: "101195-88." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_08_069
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