James Yamate oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 12, 2004

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Description

Yamate talks about his Japanese identity and values. He continues to discuss his religious upbringing. He talks about his experiences in Japanese language school. He describes the nature of his family's contact with relatives with Japan. Yamate explains how the United States may have caused Japan to enter World War Two. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He talks about being drafted. He discusses the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. Yamate briefly talks about being inducted. He discusses his medical training and church attendance while stationed at Camp Grant. He describes Camp McCoy. He explains an interaction with a Japanese soldier. He talks about his work at a station hospital.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:10

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0490_02_Yamate

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/490-Yamate-James-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Jun 12

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamate, James: narrator, Yee, Govan: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “James Yamate oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 12, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050781.