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Prom during the war

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

I was sophomore when the war broke out. All of the sophomores, we had hardly …


Influence of veterans

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

The World War II, I think that made it possible for many of the AJAs …

Ariyoshi,Jean Hayashi

Day Pearl Harbor was bombed

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

The day that Pearl Harbor was bombed. I remember I was walking to church on …


Japan vs. the United States (Japanese)

Kazuo Funai October 14 & 17, 2004

(Japanese) In Japan, someone named Lieutenant General Koike asked me, “What do you think about …


Company in Tokyo burned down (Japanese)

Kazuo Funai October 14 & 17, 2004

(Japanese) Even if I want to go home, I can’t so it’s useless. There’s no …


Life in camp as teenager

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

When we got into camp, I only went home to the barracks room when I …


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 …


Bombing of Pearl Harbor

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

While we were talking, we saw the Japanese plane with the hinomaru, the “rising sun” …


Helping soldiers

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

On the grass outside, there weren't even enough blankets for the soldiers. And so all …


Brother leaves for war, survival

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

And at that time, when he came to pick up my brother, my mother never …

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