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Highly decorated Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-133)
img Highly decorated Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-133)
Original caption: Oahu, T.H. After 34 months of action in Italy and France, when he became the most highly decorated of the 46 veterans of the 100th Bn., 34th Div., T/Sgt. Yukio Yokota of Honolulu, T.H., is honorably discharged under the Army point system. His citations include the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit, …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 42 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-290)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 42 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-125-290)
Selected article titles: "Furlough Workers Return Here From Five Inland States" (p. 1), "Offer High Wages for Produce Man" (p. 1), "Domestic Pay Rate Hits New High in New York Area" (p. 1), "Letter Written by Nisei Soldier Asks 'What Must We Do to Prove Loyalty?'" (p. 1), "Democracy or Bigotry?" (p. 2), "Facts About Evacuee …
Guy Mollet being interviewed by the press (ddr-njpa-1-895)
img Guy Mollet being interviewed by the press (ddr-njpa-1-895)
Caption on reverse: "NY 74..Credit INP Soundphoto..3/6/51..Paris, France.. Guy Mollet, Secretary General of the French Socialist Party, is interviewed by the press after he had agreed to attempt formation of a new French cabinet to succeed that of Premier Rene Pleven. Mollet did succeed in forming a cabinet and was scheduled to submit it for approval …
Issei men in suits wearing Japanese flag lapel pins (ddr-densho-259-344)
img Issei men in suits wearing Japanese flag lapel pins (ddr-densho-259-344)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group of Issei men in business suits, all of them wearing Japanese flag lapel pins There are strings of paper flags of many nations strung from the ceiling...I will guess that this was some sort of celebration of Japan's entry into World War I on the side of the Allies, because I …

Narrator Lawson I. Sakai

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. …
Portrait of Nancy Clark Bertelsen Masseroni (ddr-njpa-1-967)
img Portrait of Nancy Clark Bertelsen Masseroni (ddr-njpa-1-967)
Caption on reverse: "BS6..credit INP SOUNDPHOTO..4/9/51..Boston...Reports from Cannes, France, today reveal that Boston and North Shore socialite Nancy Clark Bertelsen Masseroni is the constant companion of Prince Aly Khan. The Hub beauty, who has taken flings at singing, acting, modeling and flying was pictured above when singing at a Boston hotel. The Prince's wife, Rita Hayworth, …
Chester Tanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1007-6)
vh Chester Tanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1007-6)
Nisei male. Born in St. Louis, Missouri. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy and France.

(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 …

Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre, no. 864 (ddr-csujad-25-339)
doc Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre, no. 864 (ddr-csujad-25-339)
One issue of "Le petit journal militaire, maritime, colonial: supplement illustre" published on June 9, 1907 as a supplement of: Le petit journal. Paris, France : D. Casigneul. 18 annee, no. 864. It features "Rixe entre Am??ricains et japonais dans un bar de San-Francisco" [=Brawl between Americans and Japanese in a bar in San Francisco]. See …
Battle of Bruyeres, 6 Oct to 26 Oct. 1944, September 1944 (ddr-csujad-1-200)
doc Battle of Bruyeres, 6 Oct to 26 Oct. 1944, September 1944 (ddr-csujad-1-200)
A report of O'Conner's task force. It describes the military operation during the battle of Bruyeres in France chronologically from September 1 to October 26, 1944. Includes names, rank, unit and hometown of the Americans of Japanese ancestry who were killed in action. This report was received from Jim Murata, Military Intelligence Service on March 27, …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 25 No. 11 (September 20, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-38)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 25 No. 11 (September 20, 1947) (ddr-pc-19-38)
Selected article titles: "U.S., France to Honor 442nd Combat Team. National JACL Will Present Plaque to Bruyeres Recalling Rescue of 'Lost Battalion'" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Test Looms in Constitutional Validity of California Alien Land Law" (p. 1), "Tax Certificates No Longer Required of Japanese Aliens For Hawaii, Mainland Travel" (p. 2), "JACL-ADC May Participate In …
Saburosuke Okada (ddr-njpa-4-1992)
img Saburosuke Okada (ddr-njpa-4-1992)
Caption on front [translation]: "Painter Saburosuke Okada. He comes from Saga prefecture and was born in 1869. After he studied in Nishogogakusha and Toyo Eiwa School, he entered Dazaikan to study foreign books. He started to follow Kyoteru Kuroda, Keiichi Kume, and others to study oil painting in 1895. He became a professor of Tokyo Art …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 13 (March 27, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-13)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 26 No. 13 (March 27, 1948) (ddr-pc-20-13)
Selected article titles: "Bodies of First Nisei War Dead to Arrive from France" (p. 1), "House Gets Bill to Extend Deadline in GI Brides Act" (p. 1), "Japanese Canadian Exclusion From Pacific Coast Area Extended for One More Year" (p. 2), "No Danger of Nisei Bloc Vote in Hawaii, Says Solon. Report by Oregon Senator Recommends …
Edouard Herriot and Valerian Dovgalevsky signing the Russo-French Non-Aggression Pact (ddr-njpa-1-635)
img Edouard Herriot and Valerian Dovgalevsky signing the Russo-French Non-Aggression Pact (ddr-njpa-1-635)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Russo-French Non-aggression Pact Signed. (Paris) Rengo. As the Manchurian issue continues and the Russo-Japanese non-aggression pact favorably presented by Soviet Russia remains unresolved because of the lack of approval from our nation, Soviet Russia has surprised the Western diplomatic world by announcing the conclusion of a non-aggression pact with France, (see foreign …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 142 (November 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-76)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 142 (November 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-76)
Selected article titles: "Distribution of Resettlers Over 47 States"; "On the Other Hand"; "Nondiscriminatory Hospital Successful"; "Bracketing of Negro Evacuee Issues Hit"; "Aliens May Volunteer in U.S. Army"; "Editorial Cautions San Jose Residents"; "Call Prejudice Psychological"; "Admit Kido to Practice"; "Soldier Describes Hardships in France"; "Chamber Requesting Removal of Coast Ban"; "Default Judgment Filed on $50,000 …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 20 (May 18, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-20)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 20 (May 18, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-20)
Selected article titles: "442nd Combat Team to Return Home Soon. Nisei Regiment Scheduled to Leave Italy. 9000 Casualties Sustained by Unit in France, Italy" (p. 1), "800 Moved to Winona Camp Find Facilities Incomplete. Los Angeles County Sets Up Emergency Kitchens to Feed Distressed Evacuee Group" (p. 1), "Army Assigns Nisei to War Crimes Trial" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 38 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-114)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 38 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-114)
Selected article titles: "Former Beaverton Athlete Killed in Action; Nine Wounded in France" (p. 1), "Killed in Action" (p. 1), "New Employment Procedure For Evacuees Put Into Effect. New System Designed for More Efficiency, Declares Placement" (p. 1), "Aliens Now Eligible for Army" (p. 1), "Priorities Given in Property Shipment From West Coast" (p. 1), "Evader …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 143 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-77)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 143 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-77)
Selected article titles: "Inconsistency of Law Claimed by Baldwin"; "On the Other Hand"; "Permanent Jobs for Evacuees Increasing"; "Attend Buddhist Service"; "Civil Liberties Officers to Come"; "First Step Toward Segregation of Canadian Evacuees Foreseen"; "Citizens Group is Organized House Shortage"; "Denver Sergeant Killed in France"; "Linotypist Given Full Membership in Union"; "Want Ads Today"; "May Air …
Newspaper clipping regarding Ismet Inonu (ddr-njpa-1-710)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Ismet Inonu (ddr-njpa-1-710)
Caption on front [translation]: "Person of the Day: Inonu. Turkey has stepped up for an important role in the storm of Germany and Italy's deep resistance against Britain and France. It recently signed a mutual assistance treaty with Britain and is now in agreement with France; it is said that that a treaty with them will …
Clipping photograph of Dutch soldiers assembling an anti-aircraft gun (ddr-njpa-13-28)
img Clipping photograph of Dutch soldiers assembling an anti-aircraft gun (ddr-njpa-13-28)
Caption on front: "Dutch Prepare as Nazis Threaten Invasion: With Nazi divisions massed near Dusselfdorf and Cologne near the Netherlands border, Holland's foremost warriors, Generals Mud and Flood have been put through a practice mobilization while defense units are being massed in front of German lines. Pictured above is a border anti-aircraft unit being put in …
Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1211)
img Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1211)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Their Majesties Dine With China Commission of Enquiry -At Homeiden in the Imperial Palace - Lord Lytton (Britain), General Claudel (France), General McCoy (US), Dr. Schnee (Germany), Count Aldrovandi (Italy), and Secretary-General Ark [?] of the League of Nations China Commission of Enquiry which is currently in Japan were received by His …
Rita Hayworth driving in a car with her daughters (ddr-njpa-1-581)
img Rita Hayworth driving in a car with her daughters (ddr-njpa-1-581)
Caption on reverse: "NY 291..3/19/51..Exclusive. Credit INP Soundphoto..Cannes, France. Rita Hayworth, flame-haired actress who is the wife of Prince Ali Khan, wants to be thought of not as a princess but as a typical American wife wrapped up in her family and keeping house. In photo the actress and her family go for a ride. With …
Memorial service for Joseph Joffre (ddr-njpa-1-530)
img Memorial service for Joseph Joffre (ddr-njpa-1-530)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Memorial Service for Marshall Joffre. The state funeral for French Marshal Joffre, who passed away on the 3rd, was held in an impressive fashion in France on the 7th. The French citizens residing in Tokyo also assembled at the Sekiguchi Catholic Church in Koishikawa from 10 a.m. on the 7th for a …
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 …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 68, War Extra! (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-4)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 68, War Extra! (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-4)
Selected article titles: "Progress of Invasion Draws Attention of U.S."; "Progress of War Watched"; "Hotels Tell Guests to Make Own Beds"; "All Teachers in School Sign Up for War Work"; "Sow Bears Two Litters of Pigs in Three Weeks"; "Colored Ack-Ack Fire Shows Up in N. Guinea"; "Washington Busy, Tense"; "He Needs Extension of Leave to …
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.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a …

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