Tomoichi "Fish" Sakaji oral history interview, part 5 of 6, September 20, 2003

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Description

Sakaji discusses his experiences at the end of the war taking POWs from Wisconsin back to Japan. He then talks about his translation and interpreting assignment in Japan working for motor pool; discusses his relatives in Japan; and talks about his interactions with Japanese civilians. Next, Sakaji talks about food in Japan; his post-war trip to Japan; returning to the United States; and his post-war employment. Lastly, Sakaji talks about his children and grandchildren; and discusses some of the businesses he started including an auto mechanic business and opening a hamburger stand.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:00

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0379_05_Sakaji

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/379-Sakaji-Tomo-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Nov 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

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Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakaji, Tomoichi: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tomoichi "Fish" Sakaji oral history interview, part 5 of 6, September 20, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049846.