Giro Saisho oral history interview, part 2 of 2, August 19, 2006

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Description

Saisho speaks about his brothers that also served in the Army. Next, he speaks about the different things he did for the Army when in occupied Japan, including translating negotiations for a hotel that was being built near Sendai. After this, he was sent back to the United States, where he would be discharged and begin working on a farm in Nebraska. After that, his family would move back to California and purchase property in Baldwin Park and lease farming land. After that, they would move once more and settle in the Los Angeles area, getting married and working as a mechanic for North American Aviation. Saisho would set up a family reunion that would become an annual tradition in various locations. Next, he discusses the nisei legacy and remembrance of his parents. Finally, he looks through various pictures.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

1:03:00

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0702_02_Saisho

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/702-Saisho-Giro-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Oct 31

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Saisho, Giro: narrator, Iketani, Todd: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Giro Saisho oral history interview, part 2 of 2, August 19, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049990.