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Being ordered to keep a diary that was later confiscated, ostensibly by the FBI

Robert Katayama August 12, 1995

We were instructed to keep diaries of our daily activities, including the boat trip from …


Mr. Finch, godfather of the 442nd

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

Mr. Finch? He was called the ‘Godfather of the 442.’ Well, he said, “Look, would …


Change in attitudes after World War II

Richard Kosaki March 19, 2004

Personally -- but of course, we live in a society, and I think the societal …


Teaching at the military language school during World War II

Richard Kosaki March 19, 2004

My Japanese was quite good in terms of writing and so forth. One of the …


442 soldiers visiting U.S. concentration camps

Richard Kosaki March 19, 2004

Dan Inouye tells the story of how he was in the 442nd at Camp Shelby. …

Sogi,Francis Y.

Awareness of concentration camps as a Japanese American

Francis Y. Sogi May 29, 2006

Yes, as I recall they came from the camps. Which ones I wasn’t too aware …

Inouye,Daniel K.

Father’s words

Daniel K. Inouye May 31, 2001

On the day I left to put on the uniform, he took time off which …

Kim,Young O.

Appearance vs. Combat Effectiveness

Young O. Kim August 28, 1995

In the military there’s a very, very strong belief that if you polish your shoes …

Kim,Young O.

Fully aware of discrimination in America

Young O. Kim August 28, 1995

You know the thing that a lot of people don’t understand is that in our …

Kim,Young O.

They had to succeed

Young O. Kim August 28, 1995

We were all very, very much aware of the disadvantages of being Asian. None of …

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