Roy Sato oral history interview, part 3 of 7, March 21, 2004

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Description

While in the camps, Sato would be faced with the loyalty questionnaire, in which he would answer yes, yes, effectively placing himself in the draft. At the time, his mother did not want him to join the Army, but would end up getting drafted and despite being sick as a child, he would be accepted. He would get inducted and head back to Jerome concentration camp where he would spend time with his family before heading out to Camp Robinson. After this, he would go to Camp Blanding in Florida to begin his basic training, getting assigned to be a driver. He talks about the various activities they did to train and the leadership they had. He would go on a furlough to see family before being shipped overseas.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:54

Language

Identifier

2004OH0422_03_Sato

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/422-Sato-Roy-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Oct 31

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sato, Roy: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Roy Sato oral history interview, part 3 of 7, March 21, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050258.