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Puyallup Assembly Center in Washington, 1943

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Ed Kiyohara was interred at the Puyallup Assembly Center in Washington state during World War II, one of thousands of Americans of Japanese-Americnas orced from their homes in coastal states to live in internment camps while American forces battled Japan for control of the Pacific Ocean. He later joned the all-Japenese all-Japanese 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which became the most decorated unit in U.S. history. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jun 5 2005 on NPR Day to Day Subjects: Historical, War, Asian, Acoustic

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