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Life Behind Barbed Wire: The World War II Internment Memoirs of a Hawaii Issei

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Yasutaro Soga's Life behind Barbed Wire (Tessaku seikatsu) is an exceptional firsthand account of the incarceration of a Hawai'i Japanese during World War II. On the evening of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Soga, the editor of a Japanese-language newspaper, was arrested along with several hundred other prominent Issei ( Japanese immigrants) in Hawai'i. After being held for s ...more
Paperback, 255 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by University of Hawaii Press
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