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Narrator Bert Nakano

Nisei male. Born 1928 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Incarcerated at the Jerome concentration camp, Arkansas. Resettled in Gardena, California. Member of the Little Tokyo People's Rights Organization (LTPRO) and National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (NCRR).
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Becoming an officer

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 than the typical Densho interview and …

Daniel Inouye Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-28-19)
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Leadership techniques

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 than the typical Densho interview and concentrated …

Narrator Ted Tsukiyama

Nisei male. Born December 13, 1920, in Honolulu, Hawaii. During World War II, was a member of the Varsity Victory Volunteers, then served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and the Military Intelligence Service. Following military service, graduated from Yale Law School and became an attorney in Hawaii. Active in community and veterans organizations.
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 38 (ddr-densho-1000-92-38)
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Description of a company runner's duties, being privy to confidential information

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-92-14)
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Remembering the Pearl Harbor bombing and a visit from the FBI

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-92-8)
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Preventing records of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team from being destroyed

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-92-5)
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Racism in Manchuria, similarities to the racism endured by Japanese Americans

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

Daniel Inouye Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-28-10)
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Bridging the rift between the Hawaii and mainland Japanese Americans, and learning about the concentration camps for the first time

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 …

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 56 (ddr-densho-1000-92-56)
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Returning home, unable to locate parents because Poston concentration camp had closed

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-92-26)
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Forging passes to leave the base for New Orleans to buy "sashimi"

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 43 (ddr-densho-1000-92-43)
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Hearing about Hawaiian Nisei soldiers' visit to the incarceration campsfrom the mainland

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 41 (ddr-densho-1000-92-41)
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Dealing with a difficult superior, an officer shoots at his own man

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-92-12)
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Returning to the U.S., catching the last ship allowed in from Japan

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 45 (ddr-densho-1000-92-45)
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Liberating the town of Bruyeres, Japanese American officers are mistaken for Chinese

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

Daniel Inouye Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-28-14)
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Dealing with first casualty, the company commander

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 than the …

Daniel Inouye Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-28-2)
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Memories of fellow serviceman Shiro Kashino

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 than the typical …

Daniel Inouye Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-28-15)
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Receiving a battlefield commission

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 than the typical Densho interview …

Daniel Inouye Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-28-20)
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Being injured in battle

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 than the typical Densho interview …

Daniel Inouye Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-28-3)
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Mother's loss of citizenship

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 than the typical Densho interview …

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-92-3)
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Expectations of life in Japan: "Nobody there is gonna say, 'You look different'"

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-92-20)
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Working as a warehouse foreman, accused of selling goods on the black-market

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 54 (ddr-densho-1000-92-54)
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Author Solly Ganor recalls being liberated by the 552nd Field Artillery Battalion soldier

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-92-22)
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Attending a meeting to decide how to answer the so-called "loyalty questions"

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-92-17)
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Life in Poston concentration camp: people were "fainting like flies" from the heat

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

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