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When James Lee was a young kid, he was close buddies with a Japanese boy whose name was Toshi Yamamoto. They were...
George Sakato mentions that there was a recent reunion in Texas with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry...
Roy H. Matsumoto went to work in a fruit stand after his high school graduation [Annotator's Note: in 1933]. Jobs were...
After liberation [Annotator's Note: 3 February 1945 at the Santo Tomas Internment Camp, or, Manila Internment Camp,...
Therese Wadsworth Warne [Annotator's Note: An American child prisoner in the Philippines during World War 2] and the...
On the day American forces arrived [Annotator's Note: 3 February 1945 at the Santo Tomas Internment Camp, or, Manila...
There was an interpreter that could speak Japanese [Annotator's Note: in Santo Tomas Internment Camp, or, Manila...
Curtis Brooks knew the Americans were approaching the Philippines. In 1944, the Japanese military posture in the...
Helen Gagel flew to New Guinea and then went by boat to Biak [Annotator's Note: West New Guinea]. They took a plane to...
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...
Thomas Kiyoshi Tsubota trained at Schofield Barracks [Annotator's Note: in Honolulu, Hawaii] as a member of the 298th...
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...
Some of John Bradley's most vivid memories of his time in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Santo Tomas Internment...
Walter Imahara thinks that future generations can learn from the internment of Japanese-Americans. There is a lot of...
Leanne Blinzler Noe was born in June 1933 in San Francisco, California, but grew up in the Philippines. Her parents met...
Henry T. Meyer despised Hitler [Annotator's Note: German dictator Adolf Hitler] but did not blame the German people...
Alice Howie did not get involved in anything in the war effort other than in Arlington, Virginia. She worked for IBM [...
[Annotator’s Note: There is a buzzing in the background throughout this clip. The interviewee is already speaking when...
After returning to the United States for the second time, Gwendolyn Mugliston's family did not play music in their home...
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...
Victor Befera was born April 1926 in Hibbing, Minnesota. He grew up in the small iron mining town near Canada with his...
Alvin von Frisch was born in Giessen, Germany in 1920. He began his education there but he, his mother, two sisters,...
Paul Takeo Bannai was born in July 1920 in Delta, Colorado, to Japanese parents. His grandfather got into the coal...
Gwendolyn Mugliston was born in October 1939 in Suyoc, Luzon, Philippines. Her father was a gold mining engineer. Her...
Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Wesselhoeft was born in September 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, of German...
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...
Elizabeth Lautzenheiser Irvine began attending school in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: the Santo Tomas...
[Annotator's Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the Army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
John Bradley [Annotator's Note: born in Manila, Philippines to an American father and Australian mother in 1936] cannot...

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