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Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-153-14)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-153-14)
Concerns about military conscription in Japan

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as such.

Japan student's scholarship endowed by GI's insurance (ddr-csujad-49-25)
doc Japan student's scholarship endowed by GI's insurance (ddr-csujad-49-25)
Newspaper clipping about Robert Nishiyama, a former Kamikaze student pilot, receiving a scholarship from American soldier Robert Johnstone's GI insurance. An item from: page 21 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_020_01
Kamikaze goes to college: a Japanese suicide pilot starts his freshman year at Lafayette on a scholarship started by a dead GI (ddr-csujad-49-263)
doc Kamikaze goes to college: a Japanese suicide pilot starts his freshman year at Lafayette on a scholarship started by a dead GI (ddr-csujad-49-263)
Article, titled "Kamikaze Goes to College," that is about Robert Yukimasa Nishiyama, a former pilot in the Imperial Japanese military who later attended college in the United States. An item from: page 130 and the inner back cover of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Letter from Megumi Sasaki  to Mr. S. Okine, January 22, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-244)
doc Letter from Megumi Sasaki to Mr. S. Okine, January 22, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-244)
A letter from Megumi Sasaki in Hiroshima, Japan to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Megumi introduces himself as though he has never met them nor been in contact with them before. He is a son of Matsuyo Sasaki and a brother of Minoru Sasaki. He explains that he was drafted into the Japanese military in 1944 and …
Mrs. Akiko Suda (ddr-csujad-8-66)
doc Mrs. Akiko Suda (ddr-csujad-8-66)
Oral history interview with Mrs. Akiko Suda. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Suda, Mrs Akiko
Shim Hiraoka interview (ddr-csujad-6-5)
doc Shim Hiraoka interview (ddr-csujad-6-5)
Oral history interview with Shim Hiraoka. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_HIRAOKA_SHIM
Eric Andow interview (ddr-csujad-6-2)
doc Eric Andow interview (ddr-csujad-6-2)
Oral history interview with Eric Andow. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_ANDOW_ERIC
Michio and June Toshiyuki (ddr-csujad-8-77)
doc Michio and June Toshiyuki (ddr-csujad-8-77)
Oral history interview with Michio and June Toshiyuki. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Toshiyuki, Michio and June
Former Kamikaze greeted by U.S. benefactors (ddr-csujad-49-27)
doc Former Kamikaze greeted by U.S. benefactors (ddr-csujad-49-27)
Newspaper clipping about Robert Nishiyama, a former Kamikaze student pilot, receiving a scholarship from American soldier Robert Johnstone's GI insurance. An item from: page 21 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_020_03
What he was fighting for; Kamikaze pilot bewildered by fuss of reporters (ddr-csujad-49-26)
doc What he was fighting for; Kamikaze pilot bewildered by fuss of reporters (ddr-csujad-49-26)
Newspaper clippings about Robert Nishiyama and the scholarship he received from Robert Johnstone, an American soldier. An item from: page 21 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_020_02
Japanese family, Japanese Imperial Navy (ddr-csujad-25-21)
img Japanese family, Japanese Imperial Navy (ddr-csujad-25-21)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Four photographs are pasted on the page. The photographs appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Include a photograph of Japanese women in western dress and Japanese men in Japanese Imperial Navy uniforms at a picnic. Also include photographs of houses. See this object …
Statement by Dillon S. Myer before the Costello Committee of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-10)
doc Statement by Dillon S. Myer before the Costello Committee of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-10)
Dillon S. Myer criticizes the Committee for conducting an investigation of the War Relocation Authority in "a manner as to achieve maximum publicity of sensational statements," potentially damaging war efforts and the American reputation.
Representatives at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-85)
img Representatives at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-85)
Representatives making preliminary negotiations for the surrender of the Ryukyus Islands to the Commanding General of the Tenth Army. Left to right: Lieutenant Colonel Nakamizo Takashi, who represented Japanese Army commander on Anami, Major General Toshisada Tokada; and Lieutenant Commander Tairo Sato who was a delegate of Rear Admiral Tadao Kato Japanese Naval Commander of Amami …
Representative at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-150)
img Representative at a negotiation session (ddr-densho-179-150)
Captain Shige Murao, Navy, a Representative of Lieutenant General Toshiro Nomi, Japanese Commander of the Sakishima Group, making preliminary negotiations for the surrender of the Ryukyus Islands to the Commanding General of Tenth Army. Photographer: Lieutenant Strauch.
Peace treaty signing (ddr-densho-179-163)
img Peace treaty signing (ddr-densho-179-163)
Left to right: T/3 Tamotsu Matsumoto, T/Sgt. Warren S. Sakuma "Pop", T/3 Robert Oda, T/3 Akira Nakamura.
Signing of peace treaty (ddr-densho-179-53)
img Signing of peace treaty (ddr-densho-179-53)
Japanese army and navy representatives from Amami and Miyako-shima for the signing of the peace treaty at the 10th Army Headquarters in Okinawa.
Japanese army nurse and Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-179-139)
img Japanese army nurse and Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-179-139)
Nurse Sueko Nishikado for Japanese Army and Sgt. Harry Okano.
Hino Kuno no Haka monumental stone (ddr-densho-179-175)
img Hino Kuno no Haka monumental stone (ddr-densho-179-175)
"Hino Kuno no Haka" monumental stone with engraved names of Japanese soldiers who died during the Okinawa battle. These names are from Kumamoto Prefecture soldiers.
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