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doc "442nd Combat Team; Go For Broke 1943-1945" (ddr-densho-201-406)
Fifty-three-page booklet. Title on cover: "442nd Combat Team; Go For Broke 1943-1945; Rome; Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley; Germany." Title page: "The Story of the 442nd Combat Team Composed of 442nd Infantry Regiment; 522nd Field Artillery Battalion; 232nd Combat Engineer Company...Published by Information - Education Section, MTOUSA [Mediterranean Theater of Operations, United States Army]; Compiled by …
Art Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-151)
vh Art Shibayama Interview (ddr-densho-1000-151)
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 …
Future (ddr-csujad-48-14)
doc Future (ddr-csujad-48-14)
Term paper by Yoshio Kusayanagi for Social Problems class taught by Mr. Harry Bentley Wells, a teacher at Manzanar High School. Yoshio presents a very idealistic view of the needs for good individuals to overcome evil and injustice in the world. He highlights the need for everyone to do their part to win the war, by …
Nazi stormtroopers celebrating Hitler's 48th birthday (ddr-njpa-1-650)
img Nazi stormtroopers celebrating Hitler's 48th birthday (ddr-njpa-1-650)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Yokohama) April 20, 1937. As the 20th was the 48th birthday of Hitler, the Fuhrer of flourishing Germany, a celebratory ceremony was held from 7 a.m. on the Nazi passenger ship Reliance, which entered Yokohama on the 19th. After Captain Keith, his crew, and approximately 80 German passengers raised a portrait of …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 11 (September 11, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-37)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 11 (September 11, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-37)
Selected article titles: "Urge Nisei now repay U.S. by service. Rep. Inouye warns against 'patting ourselves on the back' at EDC-MDC fete" (p. 1), "Appoint Tsukiyama chief justice of Hawaii's state supreme court" (p. 1), "Congress extends law to admit orphans and tuberculosis victims" (p. 1), "Army to investigate discrimination charge of Negro GI with Japanese …
Toraji Onaka seated at a piano (ddr-njpa-4-1687)
img Toraji Onaka seated at a piano (ddr-njpa-4-1687)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) February 11, 1936. The Music Department of the Imperial Court is going to produce Japanese court music which will be played by Western musical instruments. The melody of the Imperial Court music is expected to be popular worldwide. The Music Department of the Imperial Court hired newcomers to organize the wind …
James Yamazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-175)
vh James Yamazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-175)
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 …
Norman I. Hirose Interview (ddr-densho-1013-7)
vh Norman I. Hirose Interview (ddr-densho-1013-7)
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. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 22 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-49)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 22 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-49)
Selected article titles: "WRA Says Hunt Cannot be Used to House Prisoners" (p. 1), "Governor Requests Use of Hunt for War Prisoners" (p. 1), "Illinois Town Welcomes First Japanese Family" (p. 1), "WRA Picks Tule Lake As Segregation Center. Segregation Procedures Announced" (p. 1), "Army Calls Seven More Volunteers" (p. 1), "Senate Committee Recommends Nisei Subject …
Newspaper clipping regarding Winston Churchill (ddr-njpa-1-81)
doc Newspaper clipping regarding Winston Churchill (ddr-njpa-1-81)
Caption on front [translation]: "Person of the Day: Churchill. It's said that Mr. Churchill, whose name has already been previously mentioned as a pick-me-up for a British cabinet worrying about the European crisis, will soon be entering the government as First Lord of the Admiralty. He's known for being at the forefront of those who wish …
Staff Sergeant Sylvester F. Dudek receiving the Polish Virtuti Militari award (ddr-njpa-1-178)
img Staff Sergeant Sylvester F. Dudek receiving the Polish Virtuti Militari award (ddr-njpa-1-178)
Caption on reverse: "Poles Decorate U.S. Flyer. Staff Sergeant Sylvester F. Dudek (right), the only enlisted man in the American forces to hold decorations from three nations, receives another citation, the Virtuti Militari, Poland's highest military award, from Air Vice Marshal Mateusz Izycki, Inspector General of the Polish Air Forces, for 'outstanding gallantry in action over …

Narrator Joe Yasutake

Nisei male. Born 1932 in Seattle, Washington. Father employed by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service as interpreter for twenty years, until separated from family on December 7, 1941 and interned as an enemy alien. Removed from Seattle with mother, sister and two brothers in 1942. Attended school (fifth through sixth grades) while incarcerated at Puyallup …
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 …
Joe Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-136)
vh Joe Yasutake Interview (ddr-densho-1000-136)
Nisei male. Born 1932 in Seattle, Washington. Father employed by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service as interpreter for twenty years, until separated from family on December 7, 1941 and interned as an enemy alien. Removed from Seattle with mother, sister and two brothers in 1942. Attended school (fifth through sixth grades) while incarcerated at Puyallup …
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