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Nisei interpreters with
img Nisei interpreters with "Merrill's Marauders" (ddr-densho-114-5)
Original caption: Burma. Left, Tec Sgt. Herbert Miyasaki, Paauild, Hawaii, right, Tec Sgt. Akiji Yoshimira, Colusa, Cal., American-Japanese interpreter with Brig. Gen. Frank Merrill's Infantry troops in Northern Burma. 1 May 1944.
Joseph Stilwell and George C. Campbell at breakfast (ddr-njpa-1-1816)
img Joseph Stilwell and George C. Campbell at breakfast (ddr-njpa-1-1816)
Caption on reverse: "4/8/44. U.S. Gen. Stilwell has hurried meal on Burma front. Lieutenant General Joseph W. Stilwell (right), Commander in Chief of U.S. forces in China, Burma and India, interrupts breakfast to issue orders, somewhere on the Northern Burma front. At left is Major George C. Campbell of the U.S. Army. American and Chinese troops ...
Joseph Stilwell and Frank Merrill in the China-Burma-India theater (ddr-njpa-1-1815)
img Joseph Stilwell and Frank Merrill in the China-Burma-India theater (ddr-njpa-1-1815)
Caption on reverse: "3/24/44. American commanders in China-Burma-India theater. Lieutenant General Joseph W. Stilwell (left), Commander in Chief of U.S. forces in China, Burma, and India, is shown with Brigadier General Frank Merrill, commander of American troops now fighting the Japanese in Northern Burma. Gen. Merrill's soldiers, popularly known as 'Merrill's Marauders,' were the first U.S. ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 34 (April 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-393)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 34 (April 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-393)
Selected article titles: "Three Arson Suspects Freed by Auburn Jury" (p. 1), "Rohwer: Special Cars Help Returnees" (p. 3), "Burma: Yanks Denounce Racism at Home" (p. 5).
Joseph Frisino Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-117-25)
vh Joseph Frisino Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-117-25)
Days of service in India and the jungles of Burma

Mr. Frisino was suffering from a slight cough during the two days of this interview.

Nisei serviceman with wife and daughter (ddr-densho-37-751)
img Nisei serviceman with wife and daughter (ddr-densho-37-751)
Original WRA caption: T/4 Taniguchi visits his wife and daughter at the Minidoka Relocation Center before returning to his unit in the Pacific. Taniguchi volunteered for the Army in 1942 when he and his family were at Tule Lake before it became a segregation center. He served in the China-Burma-India theatre and served on load to ...
Legion of Merit presentation (ddr-densho-107-32)
img Legion of Merit presentation (ddr-densho-107-32)
General Frank D. Merrill, Commanding General of the Merrill's Marauders, congratulating S/Sgt Roy Matsumoto upon the presentation of the Legion of Merit for his exploits at Walawbum, Burma on 5 March, 1944.
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 98 (October 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-210)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 98 (October 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-210)
Selected article titles: "Ask Supreme Court to Lift Coast Ban" (p. 1), "Evacuee Land Owners" (p. 1), "Nisei With Merrill's Marauders in Burma" (p. 1), "Favor Ouster of Japanese" (p. 1).
Military Intelligence Service (ddr-densho-37-336)
img Military Intelligence Service (ddr-densho-37-336)
Original caption: "Left, Tec. Sgt. Herbert Miyasaki, Paaulid, Hawaii, right, Tec. Sgt. Akiji Yoshimura, Colusa, Calif., American-Japanese interpreter with Brig. Gen. Frank Merrill's Infantry troops in Northern Burma. 5/1/44." Town in Hawaii may actually be Paauilo.

Narrator Roy Takai

Nisei male. Born October 3, 1918, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, was drafted out of the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Served with the Military Intelligence service as a translator and interpreter in India, Burma and Japan.
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 144 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-300)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 144 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-300)
Selected article titles: "Education: Orchestra, Band Offered to All" (p. 1), "Jerome Transfer: Gila Commended for Efficiency" (p. 2), "Nisei Fight in Burma" (p. 2), "Put Melon Rind in Garbage Can" (p. 3), "Tule Lake Police Force Resigns" (p. 4).

Narrator Kan Tagami

Nisei male. Born February 21, 1918, in Selma, California. Drafted prior to World War II. During the war, served in the Military Intelligence Service with the Mars Task Force in Burma, and as an interpreter for General MacArthur in Japan.

Narrator Howard H. Furumoto

Nisei male. Grew up in Hilo, Hawaii. Was a veterinary student at Kansas State University when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Volunteered for the Military Intelligence Service, and served in Burma with the Merrill's Marauders.

Narrator Roy H. Matsumoto

Nisei male. Born May 1, 1913, in Laguna, California. Lived in Japan from childhood through teenage years, before returning to the United States during high school. Incarcerated in the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Volunteered for the U.S. army in 1942, and was inducted in the Military Intelligence Service. Selected ...
Roy Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1004-9)
vh Roy Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1004-9)
Nisei male. Born May 1, 1913 in Laguna, California. Lived in Japan from childhood through teenage years, before returning to the United States during high school. Incarcerated in the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Volunteered for the U.S. army in 1942, and was inducted in the Military Intelligence Service. Selected ...
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 14 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-41)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 14 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-41)
Selected article titles: "Cite Japanese Americans on Burma Front" (p. 1), "Official Censorship Lifted on Participation of Nisei Soldiers On Burma Front Against Japan" (p. 1), "Supreme Court to Hear Endo, Korematsu Tests on Validity of Evacuation, Detention of Nisei" (p. 2), "U of Washington Will Accept Nisei Students" (p. 2), "Myer Declares Public Opinion Change ...
Grant Hirabayashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1001-41-9)
vh Grant Hirabayashi Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1001-41-9)
Memories of dangerous assignments in Burma

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.

Howard H. Furumoto Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1007-1-12)
vh Howard H. Furumoto Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1007-1-12)
A frightening experience in Burma, protection for Nisei soldiers

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 ...

Howard H. Furumoto Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1007-1-11)
vh Howard H. Furumoto Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1007-1-11)
Positive and negative memories of assignment in Burma

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.

Herbert Y. Miyasaki Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1007-10-5)
vh Herbert Y. Miyasaki Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1007-10-5)
Serving behind enemy Japanese lines in Burma (audio only)

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 ...

Nisei soldier being interviewed (ddr-densho-107-33)
img Nisei soldier being interviewed (ddr-densho-107-33)
S/Sgt. Roy Matsumoto interviewed by British playwright and author Noel Coward. Roy was recovering from an infection from a shrapnel wound on his left wrist, and was questioned about his exploits at Walawbum and Nhpum Ga in the jungles of Burma.
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