Arthur Saburo Kitagawa

Arthur Saburo Kitagawa, 95, passed away on July 19, 2016, in Warminster, Penn.

He was born on Feb. 28, 1921, in San Francisco, Calif., to Japanese immigrant parents Hiroshi and Misao Kitagawa. Raised in San Francisco’s Japan Town, Art graduated with an associate of arts degree from San Francisco Junior College in 1940.

On Mother’s Day, 1942, the Kitagawa family was evacuated to Tanforan Race Track, and then relocated to Topaz Internment Camp, Utah. Only later did the Army recognize that these American citizens could be US military intelligence assets and should be freed if they agreed to serve...


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