Mamoru Saiki oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 8, 2004

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Description

Saiki and the interviewers introduce themselves. Saiki describes his parents immigration to America. He talks about farming. He lists his siblings. He discusses what he did in his childhood leisure time. He describes family meals. He explains how his family slaughtered farm animals. He talks about his experiences in Japanese language school. He discusses his time in primary school and high school. He describes his childhood activities. He also describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He talks about volunteering for the military. He explains the food rationing in Hawaii during World War Two.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:21

Language

Identifier

2004OH0502_01_Saiki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/502-Saiki-Mamoru-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Mar 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Saiki, Mamoru: narrator, Yamagami, Don: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mamoru Saiki oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050877.