Chikara Don Oka oral history interview, part 2 of 2, March 29, 2009

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Description

In this short segment, Oka is asked to provide a few details about stories told earlier in the interview. He also recounts the death of his younger brother in an air raid on Christmas Eve, 1944. The final minutes of the interview ask Oka to speak directly to the Army about the value and lessons learned from being a linguist with ancestral ties to the occupied country. He advocates avoiding war at all costs because it produces suffering and pain in people.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:15:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2009OH0089A_02_Oka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/089A-Oka-Don-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Jan 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Oka, Chikara Don: narrator et al., “Chikara Don Oka oral history interview, part 2 of 2, March 29, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050536.