Voices from the Battlefield: Japanese Americans in Service

Kanaya War Log

Prisoner of War Diary of Jimmie Kanaya

Courtesy of Jimmie Kanaya

While some of their families were behind barbed wire in America, Japanese Americans faced the danger of being held prisoner of war by the enemy. In the Pacific, two Japanese Americans became prisoners of the Japanese while in Europe dozens of Japanese Americans were captured by the Germans.

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This exhibit has been made possible through a gift from The Annenberg Foundation

With additional support from the Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation