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Adolf Hitler and staff officers observing the western front (ddr-njpa-1-665)
img Adolf Hitler and staff officers observing the western front (ddr-njpa-1-665)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Germany Finally Begins Offensive. (Berlin) Domei. Having given up on peace as hopeless, the waiting and primed military might of the Germans has finally begun its attack on Britain and France, both on land and sea. Photograph: Fuhrer Hitler observing the western front accompanied by staff officers. [Stamped] October 19, 1939."
Kimitomo Mushakoji at an exhibition with his wife (ddr-njpa-4-1123)
img Kimitomo Mushakoji at an exhibition with his wife (ddr-njpa-4-1123)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei International News photo. Farmers' Hands Industrial Goods popular in Berlin. (Berlin). The exhibition of Farmers' Hands Industrial Goods held here recently is attracting the interest of Berlin's citizens with its peculiar exquisiteness and ideas. The picture shows our ambassador to Germany, Mushakoji, and his wife at the exhibition hall."
Kimitomo Mushakoji speaking at a ceremony in Berlin (ddr-njpa-4-1124)
img Kimitomo Mushakoji speaking at a ceremony in Berlin (ddr-njpa-4-1124)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei photo, International News. March 16, 1937. Presenting the Rising Sun flag to the city of Berlin. (Berlin). The picture shows Ambassador Mushakoji speaking at the ceremony where he presented the Rising Sun flag to Berlin mayor Lippert, sponsored by the Japan-Germany Association and held on the past February 23rd."
Zhang Xueliang visiting Tempelhof Airfield (ddr-njpa-1-133)
img Zhang Xueliang visiting Tempelhof Airfield (ddr-njpa-1-133)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Zhang Xueliang Visits Tempelhof Airfield. (Tempelhof, Berlin) Rengo. The defeated general Zhang Xueliang, who has come to fear air power, first visited an airfield in London and has now visited Tempelhof Airfield, the largest airfield in Germany. Photograph: Zhang Xueliang's party visiting the airfield (Zhang is fourth from the left)."
Larry R. Pacheco Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-397-13)
vh Larry R. Pacheco Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-397-13)
Seeing a jet for the first time while a prisoner of war in Germany

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 …

Narrator Larry R. Pacheco

White male. Born November 4, 1922, in San Jose, California. Drafted into the military after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. During World War II, served as a military police guard at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Shipped overseas, and was captured in France as a prisoner of war and held in Germany. After completing military service, …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 60 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-149)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 60 (May 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-149)
Selected article titles: "Put Own House in Order, is Plea"; "On the Other Hand"; "Pastor Returns Home"; "6.2% of Evacuee Population in Army"; "Suicide in New York"; "Say Threat is Plain"; "Want Ads Today"; "Skull and Cross Bones Terrify Returnee"; "Study of Buddha's Teachings Slated"; "Orange County Girl Ouster Sought by Five"; "One Nisei Fighter Freed …
Newspaper clipping regarding William E. Dodd (ddr-njpa-1-401)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding William E. Dodd (ddr-njpa-1-401)
Caption on front: "The American Ambassador to Germany delivers a speech on dictatorships of the past: William E. Dodd, in the presence of Dr. Hjalmar Schacht, President of the Reichsbank, tells the American Chamber of Commerce in Berlin the lessons to be drawn from the past history of departures from the Democratic idea. (Times Wide World …
Nazi's saluting Adolf Hitler with the Parteiadler in the background (ddr-njpa-1-666)
img Nazi's saluting Adolf Hitler with the Parteiadler in the background (ddr-njpa-1-666)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Giving Up on Peace [...]. (Berlin) Domei. [...] having given up on a peaceful resolution [...] Fuhrer Hitler boldly made his statement that Germany [...] at home and abroad [...] the Anglo-French offensive [...] determination not to surrender [...]. Photographs: (left) German [..] dispatched to the North Sea. (right) Chancellor Hitler's declaration …
A secretary (ddr-njpa-4-1416)
img A secretary (ddr-njpa-4-1416)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Kobe) September 14, 1938. An energetic girl involved in [?]. In the last ten days of May, former Hyogo prefecture [?] Department typist Hitsuko Niki (25) will go to German as a secretary. This is an important mission given by Mr. Shigenari. He is known as the first [?] in Germany at …
German citizens and Nazi guards welcoming Yosuke Matsuoka to Berlin (ddr-njpa-4-890)
img German citizens and Nazi guards welcoming Yosuke Matsuoka to Berlin (ddr-njpa-4-890)
Captions on reverse [translation]: (Right photo): "An excited Berlin welcomes Foreign Minister Matsuoka. 1, On his way to the house of the German chancellor, Foreign Minister Matsuoka was given an enthusiastic welcome from the people on Wilhelmstrasse in Berlin, where flags of both Japan and Germany were hoisted." (Left photo): "1, Berlin citizens and Nazi Party …
Farewell banquet for Mr. Klingebiel (ddr-njpa-1-35)
img Farewell banquet for Mr. Klingebiel (ddr-njpa-1-35)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) August 4, 1938. A farewell banquet was held at the Imperial Hotel from 12:30 on the 4th for Mr. Klingebiel, a technical advisor for the Tokyo Olympics who will return home to Germany at the end of the month. The banquet was attended by those who had worked with him. Photograph: …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 3 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-29)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 3 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-29)
Selected article titles: "Report Nisei Paratroops in Action in Pacific" (p. 1), "Nisei Charges Seattle Florists Refuse to Purchase Flowers" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Asks Relocated Evacuees to Assist in Outside Resettlement of Center Group" (p. 2), "Japanese American Artillery Battalion in Germany Adopts Three Inmates of Dachau Camp" (p. 2), "Returned 442nd Officers Act To …

Narrator Yoshio Matsumoto

Nisei male. Born July 12, 1921, in San Diego, California. Grew up in San Diego, and was attending the University of California at Berkeley on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California. Was selected to leave camp to attend Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Drafted into the military, completed Officer Candidate School, …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 93 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-338)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. 6 No. 93 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-125-338)
Selected article titles: "Treasury Department Unblocks Accounts of Cleared Evacuees" (p. 1), "Eighty Manzanar Youths Serve in United States Armed Forces" (p. 1), "ACLU Attorney Hits Orders of Military" (p. 1), "Japanese Returnees Treated 'Kindly' in Los Angeles Area" (p. 1), "Germany Surrenders to Allies Unconditionally in All Fronts" (p. 1), "Relatives of War Heroes Warned …
Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 62 (August 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-154)
doc Manzanar Free Press Vol. III No. 62 (August 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-125-154)
Selected article titles: "Tentative Plans for Segregation Revealed" (p. 1), "Ray Best Named New Director of Tulelake, Succeeding Coverley" (p. 1), "Release List of Prohibited Items" (p. 1), "Manufacturing of Tofu Commences Following Delay" (p. 1), "Legal Aid Renders Numerous Services" (p. 2), "Comparison of Germany, Japan Given by Grew" (p. 3), "Tulelake Description Given in …
Portrait of Galeazzo Ciano (ddr-njpa-1-52)
img Portrait of Galeazzo Ciano (ddr-njpa-1-52)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Portrait of Foreign Minister Ciano. Italian Foreign Minister Ciano sent a signed portrait (4P size) to the Japanese-Germany-Italian Goodwill Association accompanied by a letter requesting that it be given to 'Japan's greatest contributor to the fight against communism.' The portrait was presented to Foreign Minister Arita on the 20th. Photograph: the portrait …
Application for certificate of identification (aliens of enemy nationalities), Form AR-AE-22, Itsuhei Takano (ddr-csujad-42-86)
doc Application for certificate of identification (aliens of enemy nationalities), Form AR-AE-22, Itsuhei Takano (ddr-csujad-42-86)
An application for certificate of identification, Form AR-AE-22, filled by Itsuhei Takano. The United States Government requires all aliens of enemy nationalities, including Italy, Germany, and Japan, to apply at a post office in February 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_41_001
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 11 (September 15, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-37)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 21 No. 11 (September 15, 1945) (ddr-pc-17-37)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Battalion Took Place In Final Battles in Germany" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Administration Not Changed by Action of Army. Military Police Now Acting as Agents of Justice Department" (p. 2), "Military Police Detachments Withdrawn from Centers" (p. 2), "VFW Post in Spokane Rejects Sgt. Koyama, Wounded Veteran of Pacific War Against Japan" …
Yoshio Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1014-1)
vh Yoshio Matsumoto Interview (ddr-densho-1014-1)
Nisei male. Born July 12, 1921, in San Diego, California. Grew up in San Diego, and was attending the University of California at Berkeley on December 7, 1941. Removed to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California. Was selected to leave camp to attend Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Drafted into the military, completed Officer Candidate School, …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 26 (December 30, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-53)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 26 (December 30, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-53)
Selected article titles: "121 Japanese American Gis Reported Wounded in Action in Battle for Germany" (p. 1), "Full Force of Government's Support Promised to Loyal Japanese Americans by Ickes" (p. 1), "Justice Department Expected to Take Over Tule Lake Camp" (p. 1), "Many Evacuees Plan to Remain Outside Coast Area" (p. 1), "Expect 60 Thousand Evacuees …

Narrator James Yamazaki

Nisei male. Born July 6, 1916. Grew up in the Los Angeles area, where father was a Buddhist minister. Attended medical school before World War II. During the war, served in the U.S. Army as a doctor with the 106th Infantry Division in Europe. Captured during the Battle of the Bulge and was held in several …
Winston Churchill speaking to an audience (ddr-njpa-1-88)
img Winston Churchill speaking to an audience (ddr-njpa-1-88)
Caption on reverse: "NXP/PLA1185312_4/23_Woodford, England: Still spry at 84, former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill is shown (L) addressing the constituents here late 4/20. Sir Winston said he will seek re-election to Parliament at the next general election. He also told the audience that the West cannot abandon West Germany or West Berlin. At right, …

Narrator George Kazuharu Naganuma

Born August 20, 1938, in Lima, Peru. Parents ran a laundry business and father was a prominent community leader. During World War II, the FBI arrested George's father and the entire family was placed on a ship and sent to the Department of Justice camp at Crystal City, Texas. After leaving camp, the family was not …

Narrator Virgil W. Westdale

Male of Japanese and European ancestry. Born July 8, 1918, in Millersburg, Indiana. Grew up on family farms in Indiana and Michigan. Became a licensed pilot, and, during World War II, volunteered for the War Training Service as a flight instructor. Reassigned to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team as part of the Fire Direction Center. Split …
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