Manabu Sakamoto oral history interview, part 2 of 7, March 27, 2004

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Description

Sakamoto talks more about the holidays he grew up celebrating, including New Years, where he would enjoy mochi and specialty Japanese foods. He next remembers time that he spent with his mother and father, including seeing his mother's home in Japan and family paintings. Next, he talks about his childhood home, and growing up in the Los Feliz neighborhood where the Disney studio was. After this, he speaks about the values that his parents taught him and keeping up with Japanese traditions like Japanese language school. He would attend regular school as well, where the population was mostly Jewish and he would enjoy spending time with his friends and fishing for small minnows in the Los Angeles River.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:16

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0424_02_Sakamoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/424-Sakamoto-Manabu-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Aug 16

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

Sakamoto, Manabu: narrator, Horsting, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Manabu Sakamoto oral history interview, part 2 of 7, March 27, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050281.