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Published by [J. Oda] in North Hollywood, Calif .
Written in English


  • Oda, James, -- 1914-,
  • United States. -- Army -- Biography.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Japanese Americans -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History -- 1933-1945.,
  • Japan -- History -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

StatementJames Oda.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14417642M

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