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Jimmie Kanaya Collection

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Jimmie Kanaya Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Jimmie Kanaya
State of Birth:
OR
Home State:
WA
Gender
Male
Race
Asian

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1974
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
3rd Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT)
Location of Service
Pacific; European Theater; United States
Highest Rank
Colonel
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
Veteran was a prisoner of war (POW) during World War II in Germany.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Korea
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as an interrogator.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Army
Location of Service
Vietnam
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran served as an advisor to the South Vietnamese Government.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [2 items] -- Reference copy
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Digital Betacam [1 item] -- Digitized Copy
Audio: MiniDisc [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: DAT [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: DAT [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Gary Rhay
Contributor:
Denver Collins
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Timeless Media Group
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/21666
Subjects:
Kanaya, Jimmie
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Prisoner of War--United States
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Jimmie Kanaya Collection
(AFC/2001/001/21666), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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