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Yoichi "Cannon" Kitayama

Nisei male. Born November 24, 1928, in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where parents ran a hotel. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, joined the military and served in Japan. Eventually returned to Portland.


Yoichi "Cannon" Kitayama Interview — ddr-one-7-46
April 27, 2013. Portland, Oregon.
02:28:03 — 20 segments.
Yoichi "Cannon" Kitayama