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

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Description

Yokogawa discusses his experiences in Rangoon, including staying in a Baptist mission house, and visiting a temple while sightseeing. He also talks about the many locations he was stationed within India and Pakistan and being stationed with a British outfit. Yokogawa talks about his experiences getting back to the United States after the War ended encountering racism, getting married, starting a family, and settling in Los Angeles. Due to the G.I. Bill, Yokogawa was able to attend Southwestern University, where he studied accounting and later became an auditor for the State of California. Lastly, he recalls his experiences visiting Heart Mountain Incarceration Camp; and discusses the importance of relaying his story to future generations of Japanese Americans, especially in terms of what life was like before World War Two.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

00:27:57

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Date

Identifier

2000OH0100_03_Yokogawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/100-Yokogawa-Tadashi-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Jan 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yokogawa, Tadashi: narrator, Tanaka, Diane: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tadashi Yokogawa oral history interview, part 3 of 3, February 5, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050668.