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Sam Sakamoto oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 12, 2004
Sakamoto describes his journey to the Pinedale Temporary Detention Center. He goes on to describe what the Pinedale Temporary Detention Center looked like. He also describes the Tule Lake Concentration Camp. Sakamoto talks about his social life at Tule Lake. He provides his knowledge of World War Two. He discusses his family's move to Utah and being drafted. He explains the importance of preserving citizenship rights. He describes his basic training.
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Sakamoto, Sam: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Sam Sakamoto oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 12, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed October 5, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050523.