Three Bainbridge Island Japanese Americans describe events leading to their removal from the Island on March 30, 1942.

Jerry Nakata describes first hearing about Pearl Harbor while golfing.
Kay Nakao remembers leaving the Island.
Michi Noritake describes the sadness on the day they left.

These and many other oral histories of Japanese Americans on Bainbridge Island can be found at the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Website (

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