Kiyoto Yamate oral history interview, part 3 of 6, January 10, 1999

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Description

Yamate discusses the terminology when it comes to talking about relocation centers vs. concentration camps; and talks about his experiences in the barracks when President Roosevelt visited Fort Riley. He then talks about his experiences at Camp Shelby including discussing going into town, segregation, and his guard duty assignment in Alabama watching over German POWs. Next, Yamate talks about Earl Finch, USO dances, and the different ranks in the Army. Lastly, Yamate provides his thoughts about living in the United States, discusses the Sons and Daughters of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, talks about his experience as a 100th/442nd Veterans Association president, and discusses the construction of a veterans monument.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:30:37

Language

Identifier

1999OH0038_03_Yamate

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/038-Yamate-Kiyo-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Sep 18

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamate, Kiyoto: narrator, Yahata, Craig: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kiyoto Yamate oral history interview, part 3 of 6, January 10, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049993.