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Iso discusses his time with the Air Intelligence Service Squadron and Project American during the Korean War. Iso details his job with The Foreign Service. Iso also gives advice to his grandchildren and explains what is most important.

Iso discusses trying to help the Japanese people as best as possible. He highlights the role the Nisei played during the occupation. Iso also discusses Japan's agriculture and food production capabilities post-war

Iso discusses how he ended up in Japan during military occupation and what he did while he was there. He also details about the starvation and devastation he witnessed in Japan. Iso discusses what it was like interacting with the Japanese people.

Iso discusses about the time he spent in the Santa Anita Temporary Detention Center and Heart Mountain Concentration Camp. He also details about the struggles that Japanese Americans faced in the military and in american society. Iso details the…

Top row, left: "Dean- 15 days old.[Mary Tanji] holding baby Dean next to a palm tree;" Top row, middle: "Little Geri playing with her toy tractor in the dirt;" Top row, right: "1949- Halloween/" Child in middle holds a Jack-o'-lantern on his head;…








Tanabe discusses about his life after getting discharged. He details about his nickname, children, and career. Tanabe also gives a message to future generations.

In this video clip, Harry Fukuhara talks about his military experience during the Occupation of Japan. He describes the important role that he and other Nisei linguists played during the occupation. He also offers input about what the American…

In this video clip, Victor Nishijima talks about his experience with racial discrimination. He also shares a message to future generations about his story and the importance of the stories of other Nisei veterans.

In this video clip, Victor Nishijima talks about the saddest and happiest experiences during the war. He also talks about how he felt when the war was declared over. At the end of the clip, he talks about his homecoming and facing discrimination.

Victor Nishijima talks about shipping out overseas from Honolulu, Hawaii. He describes his first experience in battle in Guam. He was assigned bodyguards so as not to be mistaken as the enemy. He talks about his experiences during the Battle of…

Nishijima describes his experience volunteering for the army and his time at the Military Intelligence Service Language School. He also talks about his experience at Camp Savage, as well as shipping out overseas.

Nishijima discusses forced removal into American concentration camps. He describes what it was like to live at Pinedale Temporary Detention Facility and at the Tule Lake Concentration Camp. He also talks about his decision to work on sugar beet…

Nishijima describes the Issei philosophy of "shikata ga nai." He talks about his experiences with racial discrimination. He recalls being forcibly removed from his home in connection with Executive Order 9066.

Nishijima describes his childhood and pre-war lifestyle.
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