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James Yamate oral history interview, part 5 of 5, September 12, 2004
Yamate explains how he returned to civilian life. He talks about making a home in Chula Vista, California. He continues to discuss his wife. He talks about the Nisei Memorial and citizenship rights for Japanese Americans. Yamate explains how he met his wife. He discusses his church and community involvement. He describes his children and grandchildren. He talks about his family farm and the ways that the farming industry has changed. He explains the extent to which he has shared his war stories with family. At the end of the interview, several objects are shown on camera and described by Yamate.
Oral History Item Type Metadata
Date of Birth
1920 Jun 12
Location of Birth
War or Conflict
Branch of Service
Entrance into Service
Yamate, James: narrator, Yee, Govan: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “James Yamate oral history interview, part 5 of 5, September 12, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 28, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050784.