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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.

Narrator Bert Nakano

Nisei male. Born March 5, 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).
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.

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-92-4)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-92-4)
Taking care of people within the community, kenjinkai associations

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-92-10)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-92-10)
Deciding to return to the U.S. as war approaches

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-92-16)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-92-16)
Learning to cook in the Salinas Assembly Center, California

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1000-92-37)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1000-92-37)
Memories of a fellow soldier's stint in the stockade

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

Daniel Inouye Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-28-4)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-28-4)
Attitude and recollections of Japanese Americans living in Hawaii during the bombing of Pearl Harbor

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 …

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 1 (ddr-densho-1000-92-1)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1000-92-1)
Father immigrates to start anew and avoid Japan's civil strife

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 47 (ddr-densho-1000-92-47)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 47 (ddr-densho-1000-92-47)
Finding a common language, communicating in Japanese with Brazilian officers

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 65 (ddr-densho-1000-92-65)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 65 (ddr-densho-1000-92-65)
The challenge of finding resources for Japanese American community projects

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-92-40)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 40 (ddr-densho-1000-92-40)
Having the ability to make independent decisions during dangerous situations

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 63 (ddr-densho-1000-92-63)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 63 (ddr-densho-1000-92-63)
The importance of honoring the World War II veterans' story

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

Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-92-9)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-92-9)
The army's use of Nisei interpreters early in the war

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

Takiko Mizunoe and Shirley Temple posing with others (ddr-njpa-4-742)
img Takiko Mizunoe and Shirley Temple posing with others (ddr-njpa-4-742)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Takiko meets Shirley Temple. May 30, 1939. When Takiko Mizunoe made a port call at Hawaii she met Shirley Temple in Lanikai, a suburb of Honolulu. Shown in the photo taken May 19th, from left, Miss Kai, Temple, Mizunoe, and Mr. Murayama."
Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-435)
doc Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-435)
Caption on newspaper clipping: "Outgoing and Incoming YBA Head: Harold M. Date (right) is shown accepting the gavel from Roy Y. Uto as the new president of the Honolulu YBA at the association's 59th annual meeting last night at the Waikiki Lau Yee Chai. -- (Hawaii Times photo)"
Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-434)
img Roy Y. Uto and Harold M. Date (ddr-njpa-5-434)
Caption on reverse: "Outgoing and Incoming YBA Head: Harold M. Date (right) is shown accepting the gavel from Roy Y. Uto as the new president of the Honolulu YBA at the association's 59th annual meeting last night at the Waikiki Lau Yee Chai. -- (Hawaii Times photo)"
Nisei soldiers eating (ddr-densho-114-44)
img Nisei soldiers eating (ddr-densho-114-44)
Original caption: North Africa Theater. Japanese soldiers in the U.S. Army, are eating chow in the field, using a pan for a stove, L to R: Capt. Victor J. Bonin, Lowell, Mass., and Hilo, Hawaii; Pfc. Morio Kidani, Honolulu; and Pfc. Yasuo Takenouchi, Kapaa, Kauai. 1943.
A retiring Honolulu Police Detective Captain talking to his replacement (ddr-njpa-2-240)
img A retiring Honolulu Police Detective Captain talking to his replacement (ddr-njpa-2-240)
Caption on reverse: NEW AND OLD DETECTIVE CHIEFS: Neil A. Donahue, left, who has been named captain in charge of detectives of the Honolulu police department effective tomorrow, is pictured with Detective Capt. Eugene Kennedy, who is leaving the force after 19 years today.--(Hawaii Times photo)."
Arthur Nishimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-129)
vh Arthur Nishimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-129)
Nisei male. Born August 28, 1923, in Honolulu, Hawaii. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, volunteered for the army and served in Europe with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. After discharge, was called back to active duty and served with the U.S. Counterintelligence Corps in Japan.
Daniel Inouye Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-28-19)
vh Daniel Inouye Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-28-19)
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 …

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