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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. …
James Yamazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-175)
vh James Yamazaki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-175)
Nisei male. Born in 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 prisoner …
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 …

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 …
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 …
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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