Manabu Sakamoto oral history interview, part 1 of 7, March 27, 2004

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Description

Sakamoto begins the interview talking about his family coming from Japan and settling in Los Angeles, California. There, his father would begin a flower business and collect birds, even joining a club that would trade them. He also talks about his siblings and their background. The family would follow a Buddhist religion, attending Higashi Honganji. Next, he talks about what it was like to grow up in Los Angeles, including the friends he made and the holidays he would celebrate.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:55

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0424_01_Sakamoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/424-Sakamoto-Manabu-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Aug 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakamoto, Manabu: narrator, Horsting, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Manabu Sakamoto oral history interview, part 1 of 7, March 27, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 26, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050280.