Talks about his father, Walter Pollock senior’s experiences as service director for the Fresno Assembly Center and how it profoundly affected him for the remainder of his life. He discusses his fathers papers and how Walter Pollock senior collected information on the incarceration of Japanese Americans and had planned to write a book based on […]
Talks about his family’s experiences prior to, during and after World War II, including his parents’ involvement in the JACL, their experience voluntarily relocating to Minnesota during the war, the discrimination they faced and how they rebuilt after the war was over.
Talks about life before World War II and his family history, his wartime experiences with incarceration at the Gila River War Relocation Center, his military service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and his life after the war, including the effect of redress and reparations.
Both talk about growing up and their life before World War II, being incarcerated at Amache and Gila River respectively during the war, Johnny’s time in the Military Intelligence Service and meeting each other after the war, getting married and their life since.
Talks about her life and family history before the war, her family’s incarceration during World War II, the importance of units like the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in changing perceptions of Japanese Americans and her life after the war ended.
Talks about her life before the war in Salinas, her incarceration with her family at the Salinas Assembly Center and later Poston War Relocation Center during World War II, getting support from the Quaker community during the war and life after the war. View Part 1 View Transcript & Metadata
Talks about her life before World War II, her experiences with incarceration during World War II, her life after the war, marriage to Saburo Masada and her children and the impact Japanese American soldiers made during World War II.