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George Sakato mentions that there was a recent reunion in Texas with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry...
Curtis Brooks knew the Americans were approaching the Philippines. In 1944, the Japanese military posture in the...
Tokuji Yoshihashi was drafted and went to Camp Blanding, Florida for 17 weeks of basic training. He was trained on...
Angus Lorenzen, his sister, and mother were still living in the now liberated Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila,...
Wallace Jeffery entered service after receipt of his draft notice. He signed up at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. [...
Lawrence Yatsu was in a relocation camp. When he left the camp to go to college he was drafted. By that time his...
Lawrence Yatsu believes that World War 2 should be studied because it is history. He feels it is unfair that Germans...
Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
Eva Gross returned to Bergen-Belsen and stayed there for three years before immigrating to the United States. During...
Walter Imahara thinks that future generations can learn from the internment of Japanese-Americans. There is a lot of...
Lily Sawada was 14 years old and in high school when the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred. The school was very...
Norman Ikari recalls Pearl Harbor very well. It was a Sunday morning and Ikari was sitting in his house in East Los...
Rosemarie Weber was born in Saint Paul's Catholic Hospital in the Intramuros, the walled city in Manila, in the...
George Sakato was born in Colton, California at a Union Pacific and Southern Pacific hub for the Railroad company. His...
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Wanda Damberg and her fellow internees witnessed three young men from their group attempt an escape [Annotator’s Note:...
Peter Somogyi and his brother became involved with the Zionist movement. On 4 April 1949, they escaped Hungary. They...
After arriving in the United States in May 1945, Angus Lorenzen crossed the country by train to go to New York City....
[Annotators Note: Masaji Insohita served in the army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-India...
Walter Imahara was four years old when he went into the camp. They were first sent to an assembly center in Fresno...
Curtis Brooks was aboard a transport aircraft after being liberated from the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila,...
Peter Somogyi saw his father taken away within a week of 19 March 1944 [Annotator's Note: the day Germany occupied...
Norman Mineta and his family were transferred to the Japanese-American internment camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming [...
More tanks came in on 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945], and they placed guards all around as there were...
Very soon, Lorraine Mesken became aware that the Japanese-American citizens in her area were being gathered at the...
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
In January or February 1942, President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt] signed Executive Order...
Jimmy Doi and his family were informed in March [Annotator's Note: March 1942] that they were being sent to an...
There was a nice beach [Annotator's Note: in a cove along the Batang Peninsula] where Angus Lorenzen and his fellow...
Masaji Inoshita had very little contact with his parents over the course of the war. He would ask the Japanese...
They [Annotator's Note: Walter Imahara and many of the other Japanese-Americans held at the Fresno Assembly Center]...
[Annotator's Note: Masaji Insohita served in the Army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-...
Yukio Kawamoto's parents did not have to divulge too much about how their time in the camp went. Kawamoto had gotten a...
Wanda Damberg got up to go to the bathroom one morning and saw a nun along the way [Annotator’s Note: Damberg was in...
Walter Imahara was born in February 1937 in Florin, California, a farming community just outside of Sacramento. His...
Wanda Damberg was left behind when most of the camp was moved to Los Baños internment camp [Annotator’s Note: this...

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