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Kennie Namba Collection

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Kennie Namba Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Kennie Namba
State of Birth:
OR
Home State:
OR
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
442nd Regimental Combat Team
Location of Service
European Theater
Highest Rank
Private First Class
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran's family immigrated to the US to follow the American dream; after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Namba's family was placed in internment camps and their family farm was taken away. He decided to join the Army and served with courage and distinction.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] -- Digitized Copy
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] -- Digitized Copy
Contributor:
Kennie Namba
Contributor:
Gary Rhay
Contributor:
Denver Collins
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Timeless Media Group
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.08094
Subjects:
Namba, Kennie
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Kennie Namba Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.08094), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-11-10
 

 

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