U.S. At War: Rumbles From the Coast

The FBI methodically rounded up alien spies and suspects on the West Coast:

¶In Salinas, Calif, they picked up three Japanese priests in a Buddhist temple. One priest was Koyo Tamanaha, a onetime Tokyo police officer.

¶Yaiohi Takatayashi, proprietor of a Japanese laundry, was identified as a friend of one of Emperor Hirohito's brothers.

¶From Jap aliens, FBI men took guns, floodlights, cameras, radios, binoculars, a microphone, an amplifier, a box of sulfuric acid, 14,833 rounds of shotgun ammunition, 60,845 rounds of rifle ammunition.

¶On the 2,300-acre Ellis H. Spiegl ranch near Chualar, FBI agents searched 26 cabins, arrested Shunso Matsuda....

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