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Walter Tanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1004-6)
vh Walter Tanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1004-6)
Nisei male. Born February 19, 1918, in Watsonville, California. Drafted into the military before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Volunteered for the Military Intelligence Service and interrogated Japanese POWs in Australia during the war. After the war, served as a linguist and interpreter in Japan during the U.S. occupation.
Portrait of group of men in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-741)
img Portrait of group of men in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-741)
Caption below photo: Ben Moriwaki / Chikateru Inouye / Tak Hirabayashi / Walter Tanaka / Yukio Kawamoto / Ken Kato / Kayano, George / Terry Takahashi / Chisaka / Harold Fudenna / Don Hikido / Sho Ishii / Roy Ashizawa / Topaz, Utah, December, 1942
Walter Tanaka Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1004-6-4)
vh Walter Tanaka Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1004-6-4)
Making the decision to volunteer for the Military Intelligence Service
Walter Tanaka Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1004-6-1)
vh Walter Tanaka Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1004-6-1)
Being drafted into the military before the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Walter Tanaka Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1004-6-2)
vh Walter Tanaka Interview Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1004-6-2)
Segregated along with other Japanese Americans after the war started

Narrator Walter Tanaka

Nisei male. Born February 19, 1918, in Watsonville, California. Drafted into the military before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Volunteered for the Military Intelligence Service and interrogated Japanese POWs in Australia during the war. After the war, served as a linguist and interpreter in Japan during the U.S. occupation.
img "Bows Out in Blaze of Glory" (ddr-densho-201-224)
Caption on front: "Bows Out In Blaze of Glory." Caption on side: "C. Company, Cpt. Walter Johnson, 1st Lt. Anthony Deluca, 1st Lt. Samuel Leibitz, 1st Lt. Bert Tanaka. Kenge Sakagami, Imoto, Omoto, Urada, Shikuma, Takahashi, Bob Sato, C. Co 442nd?"
img "Bows Out in Blaze of Glory" (ddr-densho-201-225)
Caption on front: "Bows Out In Blaze of Glory." Caption on side: "C. Company, Cpt. Walter Johnson, 1st Lt. Anthony Deluca, 1st Lt. Samuel Leibitz, 1st Lt. Bert Tanaka. Kenge Sakagami, Imoto, Omoto, Urada, Shikuma, Takahashi, Bob Sato, C. Co 442nd?"
Portrait of group of men in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-800)
img Portrait of group of men in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-800)
Caption: Niseis from the Military Intelligence School at Camp Savage, Minnesota visit friends and family incarcerated at Topaz, Utah - December 4. 1942. Includes names.
Letter from Mits Kojimoto to Bill Iino (ddr-densho-368-621)
doc Letter from Mits Kojimoto to Bill Iino (ddr-densho-368-621)
Mits writes to Bill to help him find John H. Yamamoto. Mits includes a photograph from a mess hall where Bill sits next to John.
Summary of Survey (ddr-densho-356-988)
doc Summary of Survey (ddr-densho-356-988)
Results of a survey from June 1943 of internees. Details pre-war locations, occupations, years in US, ages of children, children in armed forces, relatives with illness, and application for reunification.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 8 (August 21, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-34)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 49, No. 8 (August 21, 1959) (ddr-pc-31-34)
Selected article titles: "Administration bias against Japan protested by JACL" (p. 1), "Ike to proclaim Hawaii as 50th state today" (p. 1), "D.C. chapter organizes special anti-discrimination committee" (p. 1), "Traditional Japanese dances add color to Detroit-Windsor friendship festival" (p. 4), "24 laws dealing with race, religious discrimination passed by 14 states this year--best performance in …
Go for Broke Anniversary booklet (ddr-densho-368-711)
doc Go for Broke Anniversary booklet (ddr-densho-368-711)
A large booklet created for the 50th anniversary of the 442nd Regimental Combat Unit in World War II. Historical articles about different parts of the experience were written by different veterans.
11th Triennial Nisei Veterans Reunion Maui News supplement (ddr-densho-390-139)
doc 11th Triennial Nisei Veterans Reunion Maui News supplement (ddr-densho-390-139)
Articles on the 11th Nisei Veterans Reunion held in Maui, with a list of participants. Walter Matsuoka is listed on page 24 with the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
doc Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
A report submitted by John M. Costello to the House of Representatives discussing concerns with the War Relocation Authority's management of the concentration camps.
Handwritten notes (ddr-densho-356-991)
doc Handwritten notes (ddr-densho-356-991)
Handwritten notes regarding survey (object 898), including individual answers to the survey.
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