Haruo Sakaji oral history interview, part 2 of 5, May 1, 2004

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Description

Sakaji discusses his high school activities and classes; and talks about learning how to dance and playing sports. He then talks about the attack on Pearl Harbor; discusses race discrimination against Japanese Americans; and talks about Executive Order 9066. Next, Sakaji talks about his father getting picked up by the FBI, discusses his family’s forced removal to Tulare temporary detention facility, and provides some thoughts regarding citizenship. Lastly, Sakaji discusses his thoughts regarding forced removal; leaving belongings behind; his aunt and uncle’s incarceration; the living conditions at Gila River incarceration camp; and leaving Gila River to attend trade school.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:08

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0444_02_Sakaji

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/444-Sakaji-Haruo-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 May 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakaji, Haruo: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Haruo Sakaji oral history interview, part 2 of 5, May 1, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050443.