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Certificate of appreciation awarded to Takami Hibiya (ddr-densho-381-132)
doc Certificate of appreciation awarded to Takami Hibiya (ddr-densho-381-132)
A certificate of appreciation for Takami Hibiya's service with the United States strategic bombing survey in the Pacific Theater of Operations.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-248)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-248)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he talks about his first week in the Pacific Theater at an undisclosed location.
Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-133)
doc Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-133)
28,000 men will remain in Italy, Alvin assumes he will be one of them, others will be sent home for retraining to go to the Pacific theater, sorry to see his unit being split up.
Nisei linguists (ddr-densho-114-144)
img Nisei linguists (ddr-densho-114-144)
Original caption: Capt. R. W. Pedlow of Chester, Pa., right, and Tec 3 James Iso of San Jose, Calif., Nisei, left, are attached to the G2 Liaison section, Allied Translation and Interpreter section, GHQ, Army Forces in the Pacific, Nippon Yusen Kaisha Bldg., Tokyo, Japan. They are responsible for furnishing qualified Nisei interpreters and translators needed …
Military Intelligence Service Language School  U.S. Army, Fort Snelling, Minnesota (ddr-csujad-1-188)
doc Military Intelligence Service Language School U.S. Army, Fort Snelling, Minnesota (ddr-csujad-1-188)
Photographic documentary of Nisei soldiers served in World War II, Pacific Theatre as military intelligence operators. Photographs were taken by Stone S. Ishimaru, Official U.S. Army photographer, 8th Army, originally for a magazine, "Life." Includes Military Intelligence Service Language School at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, Pacific Theater of operations, and occupation of Japan. See this object in …
U.S. generals in charge of the Pacific Theater (ddr-njpa-1-1418)
img U.S. generals in charge of the Pacific Theater (ddr-njpa-1-1418)
Caption on reverse: Headquarters South Pacific Base Command--Stars glittered under a bright tropical sun as five Pacific generals posed for an Army photographer following a review presented by the 25th Infantry Division, veterans of Guadalcanal and New Georgia, for Lieut. Gen. R.C. Richardson, Jr., Commanding General of Pacific Ocean Areas, during his recent inspection tour of …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2052 (July 20, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2052 (July 20, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-28)
Selected article titles: "Mineta Lauds Nisei MIS Role During WW2 in Pacific Theater" (pp. 1, 7), "Major Cutback in Whaling Approved" (p. 1), "J. William Fulbright Says: Japan Acquires Secret for Humanity: Make Cultural Development, Not War" (p. 2), and "Ex-Kamikaze Pilot Teaches English to Foreign Students at Michigan State" (p. 8).
Rohwer Outpost Vol. VI No. 53 (June 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-281)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. VI No. 53 (June 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-143-281)
Selected article titles: "Quarterley [Quarterly] Census to be Held Friday Eve" (p. 2), "First Casualty from Rohwer in Pacific Theater Reported" (p. 2), "Officers to 442nd Have Their Own Replacement Plan" (p. 2), "To Hold Conference on Closing Problems" (p. 2), "3 Hostels Open in Seattle, Wash." (p. 2), "Families Relocate in Little Rock, Ark." (p. …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-249)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-249)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he describes a recent visit to a military hospital at which he had a meaningful encounter with an amputee
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-252)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-252)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto from Yoshito Shibata in which he describes his reaction to letter she sent (appears to be the final version of the drafted letter in ddr-densho-356-250), congratulations to Kan and Sally's new baby, hope that this will be the last war ever, description of seeing koalas not kangaroos, discussion of the corresponding in …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-258)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-258)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he tells of the journey her postcard took to reach him, his family's life in Chicago, and the change of routine now that he is out in the field.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-256)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-256)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he thanks her for sending a news clipping along, discusses pests native to the area he is in and how they affected building construction, visiting a local home for tea, detailed answer about his mother writing in Japanese to him, his family's relocation to Chicago, weather …
Letter and photos to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-264)
doc Letter and photos to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-264)
Letter and three photographs to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata. In the letter he talks about the things he has seen on the front, his feelings on death, news from their hometowns and mutual friends, and his opinion on if Yuri should relocate. Mailed with the letter are three photographs, the first one is of …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-254)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-254)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he details his thoughts and feelings about recent news of governmental attempts to bar Japanese Americans from returning to the West Coast and the recent rulings in EO9066 test cases. He then continues the letter by describing a recent carnival near the base and movies he …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-253)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-253)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he recounts reading a pamphlet she sent him, and wonders if she or someone shouldn't write a book about the real camp experience.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-259)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-259)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he talks about the difficulties of writing on a train by candlelight, his recent assignment to a Marine unit, responses to a letter Yuri wrote to him, facts about trains in Australia, his feelings on question 28, and inquires if the Domoto family has plans to …
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-263)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-263)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he speaks of his feelings for the loss of Kanetaro Domoto (Yuriko's father) and provides comfort and sympathy to Yuriko.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-255)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-255)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he tells high tales about the mosquitos in his area.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-251)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-251)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he inquires about the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps being opening to Nisei and if Yuri or their mutual friend Tak were thinking about joining. Hints at his interesting work, but notes that he can not share it due to the censor.
Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-260)
doc Letter to Yuri Domoto from Yoshito Shibata (ddr-densho-356-260)
Letter to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Yoshito Shibata in which he describes his office, a sermon he heard earlier that day on poor language, his own family, and memories of college.

Narrator Spady Koyama

Nisei male. Born June 4, 1917, in Ferry County, Washington. Sent to Japan at age five following father's death, returning to Spokane, Washington, in 1927. Enlisted in the U.S. Army in January 1942. Served with the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in the Pacific Ocean theater during World War II where he was seriously injured during a …
Military Intelligence Service Language School: Camp Savage, Minnesota, 1942-1944 (ddr-csujad-1-187)
doc Military Intelligence Service Language School: Camp Savage, Minnesota, 1942-1944 (ddr-csujad-1-187)
This book was published "to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Military Intelligence Service Language School and to document the records of wartime episodes of Japanese-American Nisei soldiers in the Pacific Theater of Operation and to compile a collection of treasured remembrances of Camp Savage ..." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Martinez shows the way (ddr-csujad-49-269)
doc Martinez shows the way (ddr-csujad-49-269)
Article from the "American Heroes" series titled, "Martinez Shows the Way" by Don Wharton and Fred Ludekens. Article discusses actions of Pvt. Joe Martinez, who was KIA in the Pacific Theater in Attu. An item from: page 130 and the inner back cover of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State …

Narrator Ben Kuroki

Nisei male. Born May 16, 1917, in Hershey, Nebraska. Admitted to the Army Air Corps and flew thirty missions in Europe in a B-24 as a tailgunner and top turret gunner. Earned two Distinguished Flying Crosses and was acclaimed as the first Nisei war hero. Spoke at Heart Mountain, Wyoming, and two other camps in order …
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