Joe Nagaki oral history interview, part 1 of 4, February 10, 2005

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Nagaki talks about his family and growing up in Oregon including helping out on his family’s dairy farm, going to Japanese language school, participating in Kendo, and going to polytechnic school. He then talks about his family’s experiences with racism, his thoughts regarding the attack on Pearl Harbor, and getting drafted. Next, Nagaki talks about religion, and discusses his life at Camp Robinson including talking about basic training and his assignment breaking rocks. Lastly, Nagaki discusses being sent to Fort Warren where his assignment was to clean up the gymnasium, and then he volunteered to go to Camp Shelby.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:40

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0526_01_Nagaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/526-Nagaki-Joe-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Sep 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Nagaki, Joe: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Joe Nagaki oral history interview, part 1 of 4, February 10, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051078.