Lawson Sakai oral history interview, part 3 of 9, August 30, 2003

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Description

Teruya discusses Daniel Inouye; talks about attending Japanese language school; discusses his experiences with prejudice; and talks about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Sakai then talks about his experiences with prejudice; his enemy alien classification; the attack on Pearl Harbor; and his knowledge of pre-war tensions. Next, Sakai talks about decorations in his family's home; and moving to Colorado after the attack on Pearl Harbor and having to leave belongings behind. Teruya then discusses his experiences in Hawaii after the Pearl Harbor attack including rationing, employment, volunteering for the Army, and going to Schofield Barracks. Lastly, Sakai discusses his life in Colorado; attending college; and volunteering for the Army.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:52

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0374_03_Sakai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/374-Sakai-Lawson-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Oct 27

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakai, Lawson: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Lawson Sakai oral history interview, part 3 of 9, August 30, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049781.