I got to volunteer at the donation desk at the visitor center over several days and met very dedicated volunteers.
The work at the visitor center not only fulfills all of my dreams but I find it fascinating to be able to meet and talk with people from every corner of the world.
Americans of Japanese ancestry (AJAs) who served the United States in World War II answered distrust and suspicion with unsurpassed service and sacrifice.
During World War II in Stillwater, Okla., home of Oklahoma A&M College, city and school officials had sought various military programs to benefit the local economy. After several missed opportunities, in April 1945, they were chosen to develop a new site for the U.S. Navy’s Japanese Language School, where ensigns would learn Japanese — the goal being to prepare for an invasion and occupation of Japan.
The University of Colorado’s anti-discrimination effort that began in 1938 continued and gathered momentum through World War II, connecting New Deal activism with World War II idealism.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 and World War II brought changes to the remote Kalaupapa community. Martial law was enforced, and civilian boats were prevented from leaving the harbors.