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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
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
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
Interviewer:
Gary Rhay
Contributor:
Denver Collins
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Timeless Media Group
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/8094
Subjects:
Namba, Kennie
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Kennie Namba Collection
(AFC/2001/001/8094), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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