Internment camps

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Tokuji Yoshihashi was drafted and went to Camp Blanding, Florida for 17 weeks of basic training. He was trained on...
Norman Ikari recalls Pearl Harbor very well. It was a Sunday morning and Ikari was sitting in his house in East Los...
[Annotators Note: Masaji Insohita served in the army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-India...
In January or February 1942 President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which allowed for the internment of...
Masaji Inoshita had very little contact with his parents over the course of the war. He would ask the Japanese...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the town of...
After completing 17 weeks of infantry basic training Tokuji Yoshihashi was sent to Camp Shelby, Mississippi. After two...
Sakato was born in Colton, California at a Union Pacific and Southern Pacific hub for the Railroad company. His parents...
Grant H. Ichikawa was born in April 1919. His father had come to the United States from Japan. People from Japan were...
Jimmy Doi was born in Oxnard, California in 1925. Growing up in California was great until the war started. Doi was 16...
Grant Ichikawa was first taken to an assembly center located on a horse racing track near Turlock, California. His...
When Michael Doi and the rest of the 100th Battalion were on the French Italian border they were allowed passes to go...
Jimmy Doi and his family were informed in March that they were being sent to an internment camp. There was nothing they...
When Woods would go into Times Square young servicemen would give them trouble about why they weren't in the service....
Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotators Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
While Michael Doi was overseas his family and everyone he knew from Oxnard [Annotators Note: Oxnard, California] was...
Sakato mentions there was a recent reunion in Texas with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion and with the...
Michael Doi believes that the war did not change his personality. Doi was an athlete in high school. He was a pole...
[Annotators Note: Yukio Kawamoto served in the army as a Japanese interpreter with the 37th Infantry Division in the...
Yukio Kawamoto's parents did not have to divulge too much about how their time in the camp went. Kawamoto had gotten a...
Yukio Kawamoto was a precious child for his parents. The draft got him and he went to war. Kawamoto worked for the...
Masaji Inoshita was born in central California. At an early age he moved down to the Santa Barbara area. His father had...
[Annotators Note: Masaji Insohita served in the army as a Japanese translator and interrogator in the China-Burma-India...
"American girl eating first American food after 3 years as prisoner." 6 February 1945
"Nipa huts where some civilian internees lived on Santo Tomas grounds." 5 February 1945
"Washing facilities at Santo Tomas University Internment camp." Manila. 6 February 1945