Tadashi Yokogawa oral history interview, part 1 of 3, February 5, 2000

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Description

Yokogawa discusses moving to the mainland from Hawaii as a child and settling in Los Angeles, as well as what life was like after relocating to Japan after high school. He also talks about returning back to the United States, getting drafted, and his duties at Camp Grant, including basic training; and recalls an incident encountering racism in Chicago. Lastly, Yokogawa describes his experiences after the attack on Pearl Harbor, and discusses his mother's forced removal to Terminal Island.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:26:39

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Identifier

2000OH0100_01_Yokogawa

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/100-Yokogawa-Tadashi-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Jan 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

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Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Citation

Yokogawa, Tadashi: narrator, Tanaka, Diane: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tadashi Yokogawa oral history interview, part 1 of 3, February 5, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050666.