Mr. Nagashima's Luggage
The Story of Mr. Yasuhei Nagashima's Luggage
"I should like to state here that when I made my origrnal claim, I didn't claim anything for the truck because at that time I didn't know you could claim for anything after you sold it, no matter how little you got" (From Mr. Nagashima's testimony in court.)
Follow along on the remarkable journey of Mr. Nagashima and his luggage as he was moved from place to place during the time of his internment. Mr. Nagashima's case was not unique. Read the court transcript>
Did You Know?
Approximately 150,000 German and Italian POWs arrived in the United States after the surrender of Gen. Rommel's Afrika Korps in 1943. When the war was over, there were 425,000 enemy prisoners in 511 main and branch camps. Camp Tulelake was a branch camp.