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Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 135 (November 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-69)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 135 (November 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-69)
Selected article titles: "Coloradoans Help Boost New York Parcel for Soldiers Gift Donation. Albert Einstein Among Donors; Urges Fight for Freedom Effort of Niseis"; "Deny San Jose Report of Evacuees Returning"; "On the Other Hand"; "Seven Guilty One Released by Court"; "Return Engagement"; "'Soon Return in Droves'"; "3 Discharged Soldiers Will Return 'Home'"; "5 From Hunt ...
Kato Okazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1001-18)
vh Kato Okazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1001-18)
Nisei male. Born 1923, and grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, prior to World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Drafted into the military during the war and served in Europe and France with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Mr. Okazaki passed away on May 24, 2011.

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Genro Kashiwa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-395)
vh Genro Kashiwa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-395)
Nisei male. Born April 27, 1923, in Waialua, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where father was a Buddhist priest. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in France and Italy. After the war, went to law school and eventually returned to Hawaii.

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Lawson I. Sakai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-472)
vh Lawson I. Sakai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-472)
Nisei male. Born October 27, 1923, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello, where father and other family members ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Colorado to avoid mass removal. In 1943, volunteered for the army and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, fighting in campaigns in Italy and France. ...
Ramsay MacDonald welcomed by Neville Chamberlain and Paul Baldwin (ddr-njpa-1-918)
img Ramsay MacDonald welcomed by Neville Chamberlain and Paul Baldwin (ddr-njpa-1-918)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Conqueror of the Lausanne Conference Proudly Enters the British Capital. (London) Rengo. British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald resolutely led the way during this significant conference and successfully limited German reparation payments to France to the sum of 3 billion Marks, a small amount when compared to 184.7 billion Marks, the total sum ...
Newspaper clipping regarding Charles Lindbergh (ddr-njpa-1-834)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Charles Lindbergh (ddr-njpa-1-834)
Caption on front [translation]: "Person of the Day: Lindbergh. Colonel Charles Lindbergh recently returned to America and his important post at the Department of the Army after spending about three and a half years observing the European air world. He has also stated that 'American air power is inferior to that of Germany.' Lindbergh left his ...
Tamekichi Ota (ddr-njpa-4-1927)
img Tamekichi Ota (ddr-njpa-4-1927)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) 1936 August 17. Tamekichi Ota, Japanese Ambassador to Russia, returned home on the 13th. He visited Prime Minister Hirota at the official residence at noon on the 17th. While they ate lunch Ota reported on the latest trend of the relations between England and Russia, and between France and Russia. Ota ...
Photograph and article regarding Japanese University of Bonn professor (ddr-njpa-4-856)
doc Photograph and article regarding Japanese University of Bonn professor (ddr-njpa-4-856)
Article [translation]: "Takuaki Matsumoto talks about German withdrawal from League of Nations. Dr. Matsumoto, who is from Hiroshima and has many acquaintances there, spoke on board a ship as follows: 'Japan has been internationally isolated wince its withdrawal from the league, but I want to introduce the true Japan to the educated class in Germany. Germany ...
Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-138-23)
vh Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-138-23)
Getting hit by shrapnel in France: "a million dollar wound"

William Toshio Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was interviewed individually on November 14, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the Yasutake siblings had planned to conduct their own ...

John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
vh John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
Nisei male. Born July 10, 1925 in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Thomas-Auburn area of Washington. Following Executive Order 9066, family was removed to Pinedale Assembly Center, then to Tule Lake concentration camp in California. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered as a replacement for the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team and trained thirteen ...
Naval leaders of Japan and other countries at a wake for Heihachiro Togo (ddr-njpa-4-1780)
img Naval leaders of Japan and other countries at a wake for Heihachiro Togo (ddr-njpa-4-1780)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Osumi, Minister of the Navy, invited the commanders-in-chief of every country. [Tokyo 1934 June 7]. Minister of the Navy Osumi held a party after the national funeral of Togo, who was the General of the Army. Traiyer, Commander-in-Chief of the support fleet, and three others attended the party. They came from England. ...

Narrator John Kanda

Nisei male. Born July 10, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Thomas-Auburn area of Washington. Following Executive Order 9066, family was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, then to Tule Lake concentration camp in California. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered as a replacement for the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team and trained ...
Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-8)
img Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-8)
Oil Painting no. 1 of 2 "Masonite" by Geichiro Kare Kuramatsu. Geichiro (Ernest) Kare Kuramatsu was born in Japan in 1885 to a Russian mother and Japanese father. The family moved to Canada, and Ernest saw combat while serving with the Canadian Army in France during World War I. He completed this oil painting in 1943 ...
Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-6)
img Masonite (ddr-csujad-23-6)
Oil Painting no. 2 of 2 "Masonite" by Geichiro Kare Kuramatsu. Geichiro (Ernest) Kare Kuramatsu was born in Japan in 1885 to a Russian mother and Japanese father. The family moved to Canada, and Ernest saw combat while serving with the Canadian Army in France during World War I. He completed this oil painting in 1943 ...

Narrator Tosh Yasutake

Nisei male. Born 1922 in Seattle, WA. Father was employed by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service as interpreter for twenty years, until he was separated from family on December 7, 1941, and interned as an enemy alien. Graduated 1941, Cleveland High School, and attended University of Washington before being removed from Seattle with mother, sister ...
Tosh Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-138)
vh Tosh Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-138)
Nisei male. Born 1922 in Seattle, WA. Father employed by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service as interpreter for twenty years, until separated from family on December 7, 1941 and interned as an enemy alien. Graduated 1941, Cleveland High School, and attended University of Washington before being removed from Seattle with mother, sister and two brothers ...
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