Internment Locations

Arrested: December 1941

Sand Island Internment Camp, Honolulu, Oahu Island

This internee was in the first group of 172 men (mostly Issei) who were sent aboard the U.S. Grant military transport ship for internment in U.S. Army and Justice Department camps on the Mainland. The internees were sent together from camp to camp, with some paroled to War Relocation Authority camps to reunite with family or transferred for repatriation to Japan. This internee was in a sub-group of First Transfer Group internees who were sent from Livingston to Missoula before being transferred to Santa Fe.

Angel Island Detention Facility, California

March 1942

Camp McCoy Internment Camp, Wisconsin

March 1942 - May 1942

Camp Forrest Internment Camp, Tennessee

May 1942 - June 1942

Camp Livingston Internment Camp, Louisiana

June 1942 - June 1943

Fort Missoula Internment Camp, Montana

June 1943 - February 1944

Jerome Concentration Camp, Arkansas

February 1944 - June 1944

Amache (Granada) Concentration Camp, Colorado

June 1944 - September 1945

Two of Ichiro Konno's sons served in the U.S. military during World War II. Daniel Saburo Konno volunteered in 1943 and was a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Medical Company. Older brother Clifford Toshio Konno volunteered in 1944 and was trained as a linguist with the Military Intelligence Service. Commissioned a lieutenant, he served in Australia and the Philippines as a member of the army's psychological warfare department.