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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
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
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
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.

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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.
Prisoners 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:   6/27/2014

 

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