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Home in the West (short story)

Creators: James Milton Meade


Short story recounting the return to California by Hirosho Yugi and his wife after their incarceration at Heart Mountain . His initial happiness is dulled when a group of neighbors try to force him out, first by burning down a shed and throwing rocks through windows, then by the burning down of their house. The day after their house is torched, they receive a telegram informing them of the death of their son in combat in Italy.

Written by T/5 James Milton Meade, Home in the West first appeared in the March 10, 1945 issue of The Amphibian , a publication of the Army Service Forces Training Center at Camp Gordon Johnson, Florida, and was reprinted by in the Pacific Citizen .

Authored by Brian Niiya , Densho

Might also like "Case History" by Bradford Smith; " Nakamura Comes Home " by Henry H. Hayden; " The Service Flags " by Bill Hosokawa

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Author James Milton Meade
Publication Date 1945
Website http://ddr.densho.org/ddr-pc-17-15-master-916e8017eb/
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For More Information

Meade, James Milton. " Home in the West. " Pacific Citizen , Apr. 14, 1945, 5.