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Serving in a paratrooper unit during World War II

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November 11, 2000

gayle k. yamada Collection

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John "Jack" Herzig

John "Jack" Herzig Interview

00:40:22 — 5 segments

November 11, 2000

Washington, D.C.

Caucasian male. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked with Japanese American interpreters during the U.S. occupation of Japan. Husband of Nisei Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, and the couple was instrumental in helping to obtain redress and reparations for Japanese Americans in the 1980s. Mr. Herzig passed away in 2005.

(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.)

gayle k. yamada, interviewer; Peter Marshall, videographer

gayle k. yamada Collection

Courtesy of gayle k. yamada, Bridge Media, Inc.

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