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Earl Hanson

White male. Born June 29, 1923, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with many Japanese American friends. Observed the mass removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island during World War II. Served with the 1901st Aviation Engineers during the war, and was stationed in Okinawa. Returned to the Bainbridge Island, Washington, area after World War II.


Earl Hanson Interview — ddr-densho-1001-35
August 5, 2007. Bainbridge Island, Washington.
01:04:13 — 14 segments.
Earl Hanson Interview — ddr-densho-1000-160
May 27, 2004. Poulsbo, Washington.
02:22:33 — 29 segments.
Earl Hanson