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Sam Sakamoto oral history interview, part 2 of 5, June 12, 2004
Sakamoto describes the residents, social activities, and weather on Vashon Island, Washington. He talks about his religious upbringing and excursions to the Mainland. He discusses being left handed and school. Sakamoto shares his childhood aspirations. He talks about the temporary farm workers that worked for his father and his mother's role in his household. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He reflects on the forced removal process.
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Sakamoto, Sam: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Sam Sakamoto oral history interview, part 2 of 5, June 12, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed October 5, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050522.