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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, …
James Yamazaki Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-175-28)
vh James Yamazaki Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-175-28)
An unsuccessful rescue attempt at the POW camp in Hammelburg, 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 of the Department …

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, …
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 …

Adolf Hitler dressed as the Kaiser (ddr-njpa-1-668)
img Adolf Hitler dressed as the Kaiser (ddr-njpa-1-668)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "If Hitler Wore the Kaiser's Uniform. (Berlin) Rengo. It may be a completely ridiculous fantasy to imagine what if Chancellor Hitler, who has become the supreme leader of Germany following the death of President Von Hindenburg, had become the German Kaiser and wore that uniform, but such an image was recently drawn …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 5 [2] (July 14, 1967) (ddr-pc-39-29)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 65, No. 5 [2] (July 14, 1967) (ddr-pc-39-29)
Selected article titles: "Career in Intergroup Relations Recommended: Opportunities for Sansei College Student in Government New Open" (p. 1), "Festival queen and court to ride in float for Nisei Week finale" (p. 1), "Vigorous concern of C.L. part of name solicited" (p. 1), "Largest Japanese colony in Europe numbers 915 in Duesseldorf, Germany" (p. 2), "FDR …
Mineo Osumi receiving flowers at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-1809)
img Mineo Osumi receiving flowers at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-1809)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Envoys Osumi, Isaka and [?] start travels. (Tokyo) 1939 July 18. Admiral Osumi, [?] Isaka, president of Tokyo [?], and [?] began their travels to Europe from Tokyo at 9 a.m. on the 18th. Officials and citizens saw them off. Osumi, a military representative in the Diet and the Minister of the …

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 …
Suiun Komuro with wife and daughter at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-495)
img Suiun Komuro with wife and daughter at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-495)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Painter Komuro visits Europe. A giant star in Japanese painting circles, Suiun Komuro left for Europe accompanied by his wife and the painter Hiroshima. They left Tokyo Station at 9 a.m. on the 18th, and took the ship Miyazaki Maru from Kobe on the 20th. There were many people at the station …
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 …
Mexico's military leaders during World War II (ddr-njpa-1-45)
img Mexico's military leaders during World War II (ddr-njpa-1-45)
Caption on the reverse: "Mexico Unanimously Votes War Against Germany, Italy, Japan: Another whole-hearted supporter of President Camacho is his predecessor, former President Lazaro Cardenas, to whom is attributed much of Mexico's modern progress. General Cardenas, center, now commander-in-chief of Pacific Coast defenses in cooperation with the U.S., is walking with his chief aides, Commodore R. …

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 Minoru "Min" Tsubota

Nisei male. Born December 1, 1918, in Kent, Washington. Became interested in music in junior high school, and played in various music groups. Upon graduating from high school, worked for a manufacturing plant, and then volunteered for the army. Separated from unit along with other Japanese Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and eventually served …
George Kazuharu Naganuma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-481)
vh George Kazuharu Naganuma Interview (ddr-densho-1000-481)
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 …
Virgil W. Westdale Interview (ddr-densho-1000-280)
vh Virgil W. Westdale Interview (ddr-densho-1000-280)
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 …
Galeazzo Ciano greeted by Nazi youth (ddr-njpa-1-51)
img Galeazzo Ciano greeted by Nazi youth (ddr-njpa-1-51)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Overseas Photographic News November 6. Italian Foreign Minister Ciano. (Berlin) Domei. With the European political situation in serious crisis, young Italian Foreign Minister Count Ciano, Prime Minister Mussolini's son-in-law, left Rome on October 19 headed to Germany on an important mission. He immediately met with German Foreign Minister von Neurath and …
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vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview (ddr-densho-1000-149)
Nisei male. Born December 1, 1918, in Kent, Washington. Became interested in music in junior high school, and played in various music groups. Upon graduating from high school, worked for a manufacturing plant, and then volunteered for the army. Separated from unit along with other Japanese Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and eventually served …
Larry R. Pacheco Interview (ddr-densho-1000-397)
vh Larry R. Pacheco Interview (ddr-densho-1000-397)
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, …
German U-boat hero, Gunther Prien (ddr-njpa-1-544)
img German U-boat hero, Gunther Prien (ddr-njpa-1-544)
Caption on reverse: "German U-boat hero lost: Commander Guenther Prien, who astounded the world in the early months of the war during the latter part of 1939 when he sneaked his submarine into Scapa Flow, base of the British grand fleet north of Scotland, and sank the battleship Royal Oaks, is now considered lost by Germany …
Carl Spaatz and Henry Arnold speaking to each other (ddr-njpa-1-1832)
img Carl Spaatz and Henry Arnold speaking to each other (ddr-njpa-1-1832)
Caption on reverse: "U.S. air chiefs in Italy. Lieutenant General Carl A. Spaatz (left) and General Henry H. Arnold, Commanding General of the United States Army Air Forces, talk things over during a visit by Gen. Arnold to the Naples sector in Italy following historic Allied conferences in Cairo, Egypt, and Teheran, Iran. Gen. Spaatz, at …
Farewell party for Rudolf Sieber (ddr-njpa-1-197)
img Farewell party for Rudolf Sieber (ddr-njpa-1-197)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Hollywood) Rengo. Marlene Dietrich, whose unique appearance and decadent voice have rightly caused her to be considered the epitome of a modern actress ever since her debut in Morocco, recently held a grand farewell party for her husband, the famous German movie director Rudolf Sieber, on the occasion of his return to …

Narrator Art Shibayama

Nisei male. Born June 6, 1930, in Callao, Peru. Grew up in Peru, raised by both parents and grandparents. During World War II, taken with parents to the United States on a U.S. troop transport ship. Lived in the Crystal City internment camp, Texas, until family moved to work at Seabrook, New Jersey, a produce work …
David Lloyd George cutting cake with a family (ddr-njpa-1-1202)
img David Lloyd George cutting cake with a family (ddr-njpa-1-1202)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Lloyd George Celebrates His 70th Birthday. British elder statesman Lloyd George, who served as the prime minister of a coalition government during the World War and made valiant efforts on behalf of his homeland against an unyielding France as the representative of the British Empire at the Versailles Peace Conference against Germany, …

Narrator Norman I. Hirose

Nisei male. Born June 22, 1926, in Oakland, California. Grew up in Oakland and Berkeley, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" in 1943 because of mother's wish to have the family move to Japan. …
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 …
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