1. Jimmy Doi remembers hearing news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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  2. Jimmy Doi describes how his brother had to give up his farm, after President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 interning Japanese Americans.

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  3. Jimmy Doi describes the difficult journey by train to the first internment camp.

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  4. Jimmy Doi describes the conditions at an assembly center for Japanese American internees in Tulare, California.

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  5. Jimmy Doi describes his job at Gila River Relocation Center, where he was interned for two years during World War II.

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Legacy Series | Jimmy Doi

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This channel includes video clips from Jimmy Doi's oral history interview, in which he describes his experiences as a Japanese American internee and as an infantryman in the U.S. Army.

Born in Oxnard, California in 1925, Jimmy Doi was the son of Japanese…


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This channel includes video clips from Jimmy Doi's oral history interview, in which he describes his experiences as a Japanese American internee and as an infantryman in the U.S. Army.

Born in Oxnard, California in 1925, Jimmy Doi was the son of Japanese parents who emigrated from Japan in the early 20th century. He spent two years in the Gila River War Relocation Center in Arizona, before he was drafted into the U.S. Army as a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

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