BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1659@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20050706T000000Z DTEND:20050706T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Heritage Lounge Speaker Series with Mr. Nori “Harry” Yoshid a\n\nImagine yourself\, if you will\, as a fourteen year old Nisei travell ing to Japan with your parents to further your education in 1934. Then\, a few years later\, as war clouds loom over the Pacific\, seeing your moth er leave on the last boat to Vancouver and being trapped in Japan with you r father. Imagine as well\, at the age of eighteen\, being photographed i n the uniform of a seaman of the Imperial Japanese Navy and being shipped off to see action aboard the heavy cruiser Maya in: Guadacanal\, Solomon I slands\, Kiska Island\, Rabauf\, Saipan and the Gulf of Leyte while surviv ing several sinkings.\n\nThe JCCC Heritage Committee invites you to hear the extraordinary life of Harry Yoshida and his family. Born in Chemainus \, British Columbia in 1924\, his life experiences are the stuff of Hollyw ood movies.\n\nAdmission is free and light refreshments will be available. Please RSVP at the JCCC 416-441-2345 or <a>jccc@jccc.on.ca</a>\n\nAdmiss ion: Free DTSTAMP:20240716T145624Z SUMMARY:Heritage Lounge Speaker Series at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Ce ntre URL:/en/events/2005/07/06/heritage-lounge-speaker-series-at-the-japanese-ca n/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR