Peter Okada oral history interview, part 4 of 6, April 9, 2000

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Description

Okada discusses his experiences living at Father Flanagan's Boys Town. He also talks about how and why he enlisted in the U.S. military; and his participation in Occupied Japan. He shares anecdotes regarding: social activist Lily Okura, post-war Tokyo, casual conversations with Japanese POWs, and how he pursued his college degree.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:59

Language

Identifier

2000OH0113_04_Okada

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/113-Okada-Peter-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 May 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Okada, Peter: narrator, Yamada, Gayle: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Peter Okada oral history interview, part 4 of 6, April 9, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed December 9, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050827.