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Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 61 (ddr-densho-1000-92-61)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 61 (ddr-densho-1000-92-61)
Initiating the National Japanese American Monument

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Daniel Inouye Interview (ddr-densho-1000-28)
vh Daniel Inouye Interview (ddr-densho-1000-28)
Nisei male. Born September 7, 1924, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Served in the all-volunteer, all-Nisei, 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, lost his right arm in action and earned the Distinguished Service Cross. Following the war, became an attorney, then a six-term senator for Hawaii. Sat on the Select Committee on Intelligence, Select Committee on …
Inspecting a German kitchen (ddr-densho-114-136)
img Inspecting a German kitchen (ddr-densho-114-136)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. The Germans brought with them their own horse-drawn field kitchens, to the Fifth Army enemy concentration area. Here, Pfc. Genzo Toguchi, Headquarters Company, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment of Honolulu, Hawaii and Sgt. Seisaburo Taba, Headquarters Company, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, also of Honolulu, inspecting a German kitchen. Fifth Army. …
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-92-13)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-92-13)
Family's reaction upon returning to the U.S.

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-92-21)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-92-21)
Going from student to teacher at school

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Four women sitting at a table (ddr-njpa-5-81)
img Four women sitting at a table (ddr-njpa-5-81)
Caption on reverse: "Nine Isle young women to attend Asilomar confab. Nine young women are leaving Honolulu tonight at 8:30 to attend the annual Western Area Young Adult conference which will be held at Asilomar, Calif., from June 11 to 17. The theme for this year's conference is "Danger -- Women at Work." The Honolulu delegates …
Four Miss Hawaii pageant finalists posing for a photograph (ddr-njpa-2-387)
img Four Miss Hawaii pageant finalists posing for a photograph (ddr-njpa-2-387)
Caption on reverse: "MISS HAWAII PAGEANT FINALISTS: Pictured above are the four young women who were chosen last night as finalists in the preliminary round of the 1951 Miss Hawaii pageant sponsored by the Honolulu Junior Chamber of Commerce. They will compete in the finals Thursday at 7:30 p.m. against four more finalists who will be …
Member of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion with Italian soldier (ddr-densho-114-93)
img Member of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion with Italian soldier (ddr-densho-114-93)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. Tec 5 William Hirata, Honolulu, Hawaii, 522nd Field Artillery Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division, and Lorenzo Riba, Italian soldier, Right, 11th Pack Mule Co., 34th Division, are comrades-in-arms. U.S. Fifth Army. 12 July 1944.
Portrait of young Nisei man (ddr-densho-259-368)
img Portrait of young Nisei man (ddr-densho-259-368)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of William Ito, the eldest son of Keisuke and Kei Ito, of Portland. William became the first Oregon Nisei to earn an M.D. degree. He established his practice in Honolulu, Hawaii." Signature on photograph: "Sincerely, William Ito."

Narrator James Lovell

White male. Born February 6, 1907, in Hastings, Nebraska. Became a teacher, and was recruited to teach in Honolulu, Hawaii. Joined the Hawaii National Guard in 1931, and in 1942, was selected to serve as executive officer and second-in-command of the 100th Battalion.
Daniel Inouye Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-28-6)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-28-6)
Reaction of parents to Nisei military volunteers in Hawaii

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in length …

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 44 (ddr-densho-1000-92-44)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 44 (ddr-densho-1000-92-44)
Single-handedly capturing a group of German officers

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 64 (ddr-densho-1000-92-64)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 64 (ddr-densho-1000-92-64)
Raising funds for the National Japanese American Monument

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 39 (ddr-densho-1000-92-39)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 39 (ddr-densho-1000-92-39)
Getting an inside perspective on company and headquarters

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 62 (ddr-densho-1000-92-62)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 62 (ddr-densho-1000-92-62)
Continuing work on the National Japanese American Monument

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 46 (ddr-densho-1000-92-46)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 46 (ddr-densho-1000-92-46)
Maintaining a sense of humanity during the war

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-92-32)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-92-32)
The effect of racism on the Nisei soldiers

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-92-6)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-92-6)
Life in Japan, hierarchy within the grade schools

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-92-27)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-92-27)
Determination to join the 442nd Regimental Combat Team

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-92-35)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-92-35)
Training with Sadao Munemori, Medal of Honor recipient

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Testimony of Earl Nishimura (ddr-densho-67-139)
doc Testimony of Earl Nishimura (ddr-densho-67-139)
Written testimony of Earl Nishimura, President of the Honolulu, Hawaii, Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "The Hawaiian Experience." Personal information excised by Densho.
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-92-28)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-92-28)
Nisei soldiers befriend black soldiers and break segregation rules

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-92-19)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-92-19)
An accident while working in the camp mess hall

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-92-24)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-92-24)
Called up for military duty at seventeen years old

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-92-7)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-92-7)
Political climate in Japan shortly before World War II

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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