Personal recollections

World War II (27)
Pearl Harbor and aftermath (10)
Personal recollections (245)

245 items
vh Grace Hata Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1003-10-12)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor and coping after father is arrested and removed by the FBI
Kiyo Maruyama Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1003-1-18)
vh Kiyo Maruyama Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1003-1-18)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: needing birth certificate to buy a train ticket

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Norman I. Hirose Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1013-7-11)
vh Norman I. Hirose Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1013-7-11)
Going to school the day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor: students were unusually serious
Ruth Sasaki Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-64-8)
vh Ruth Sasaki Interview Segment 8 (ddr-one-7-64-8)
Losing some friends after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Kay Teramura Interview Segment 4 (ddr-one-7-41-4)
vh Kay Teramura Interview Segment 4 (ddr-one-7-41-4)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Taylor Tomita Interview Segment 7 (ddr-one-7-61-7)
vh Taylor Tomita Interview Segment 7 (ddr-one-7-61-7)
Rehearsing for a stage performance when Pearl Harbor was bombed

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Sumi Saito Interview Segment 4 (ddr-one-7-39-4)
vh Sumi Saito Interview Segment 4 (ddr-one-7-39-4)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: parents buried Japanese items

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Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-22-9)
vh Yoneko Hara Interview Segment 9 (ddr-one-7-22-9)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; father's arrest by the FBI

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Sharon Tanagi Aburano Interview I Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-208-23)
vh Sharon Tanagi Aburano Interview I Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-208-23)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while in a movie theater: "we were actually panic-stricken"
Fred Matsumura Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-46-6)
vh Fred Matsumura Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-46-6)
Reporting to the armory: guarding Molokai against possible invasion

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews. Beverly Kashino, one of the interviewers, is Shiro and Louise Kashino ...

Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-316-9)
vh Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-316-9)
Witnessing planes and smoke during the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Spady Koyama Interview I Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-38-17)
vh Spady Koyama Interview I Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-38-17)
Reaction to bombing of Pearl Harbor, "This is your country no matter who says what"
Kiyoko Morey Kaneko Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-225-20)
vh Kiyoko Morey Kaneko Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-225-20)
Living in Hawaii during the bombing of Pearl Harbor: seeing the planes fly overhead
Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-janm-13-1-11)
vh Richard Kosaki Interview Segment 11 (ddr-janm-13-1-11)
Writing letters to the editor of Time magazine refuting rumors regarding the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Edith Watanabe Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-101-10)
vh Edith Watanabe Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-101-10)
Response of Burlington community to Pearl Harbor: finding out who your friends truly are
Masao Watanabe Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-103-12)
vh Masao Watanabe Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-103-12)
Finding out about the bombing of Pearl Harbor while on a skiing trip

At the time this interview was taped, Mr. Watanabe was recovering from a recent series of cancer treatments.

Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-143-17)
vh Ruby Inouye Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-143-17)
Memories of December 7, 1941: feeling ashamed, losing customers at the family restaurant because of Japanese ancestry
Grace Watanabe Kimura Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-249-11)
vh Grace Watanabe Kimura Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-249-11)
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor; preparing for removal while father is very ill
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