Personal recollections

World War II (66)
Pearl Harbor and aftermath (97)
Personal recollections (304)

304 items
Daniel Inouye Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-28-4)
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Attitude and recollections of Japanese Americans living in Hawaii during the bombing of Pearl Harbor

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the …

Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-98-16)
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Violating the curfew to see sick mother-in-law, and father-in-law is detained
Shigeko Sese Uno Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-98-13)
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Days following Pearl Harbor, "We're gonna put those Japs ... in camp, behind barbed wire"
May Ota Higa Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-174-17)
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Hearing of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while visiting with Japanese American soldiers
Shig Miyaki Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-259-6)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: heavy police presence on Terminal Island

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of …

Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-168-9)
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Hearing the news of Pearl Harbor bombing while in church choir rehearsal
Yutaka Inokuchi Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-320-10)
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Seeing the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Yutaka Inokuchi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-320-9)
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Hearing the attack on Pearl Harbor from school

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Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga Interview II Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-250-11)
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Experiencing prejudice in school following the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "At that point, I was mad at Japan"
Mary Hamano Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-215-12)
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Spending the day in L.A.'s Japantown when Pearl Harbor was bombed
Cookie Takeshita Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-465-6)
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Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor, remembering the kindness of the school principal
Kay Matsuoka Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-48-12)
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The bombing of Pearl Harbor: parents' attitude, "Whatever government says to do, we're to obey"; losing the farm, dressmaker's shop
Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-130-4)
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Upon hearing of the Pearl Harbor attack, believing that the U.S. government would speak up and protect Japanese Americans: "but I was wrong"
Ramsay Yosuke Mori Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-316-9)
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Witnessing planes and smoke during the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-92-14)
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Remembering the Pearl Harbor bombing and a visit from the FBI

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Jim M. Tanimoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-270-9)
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Feeling a difference in the community after the bombing of Pearl Harbor: "basically everything changed"
May K. Sasaki Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-79-9)
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A six-year-old's perspective on Pearl Harbor, sensing the adults' anxiety
Akiko Kurose Interview II Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-42-5)
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Attending school the day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

Mrs. Kurose was undergoing treatment for cancer and required frequent breaks and medication to help her with pain management.

Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-318-14)
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Seeing the military planes fly over during the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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Jimi Yamaichi Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-106-4)
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A friend's offer to care for the farm while family is incarcerated
Kiyoko Morey Kaneko Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-225-20)
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Living in Hawaii during the bombing of Pearl Harbor: seeing the planes fly overhead
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