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Returning from Japan and readjusting to life in the U.S.

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October 30, 2013

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Shig Imai

Shig Imai Interview

01:49:52 — 13 segments

October 30, 2013

Hood River, Oregon

Nisei male. Born January 16, 1920, in Dee, Oregon. Grew up in Dee, a former sawmill town, where father worked for the Oregon Lumber Company. Shig went to live in Japan for three years at the age of seven before World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, volunteered for the U.S. Army and eventually served with the medical administrative corps. After service, returned to the Hood River area.

(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.)

Linda Tamura, interviewer; Joshin Yamada and Thomas Coulter, videographer

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