Wright Nagasaka oral history interview, part 1 of 6, February 11, 2005

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Description

Nagasaka begins the interview with an introduction and talks about what it was like to grow up on a hog ranch near Portland, Oregon. He talks about the various ways that they made money off of the hogs and where he was when he first head of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Next, he talks about his family background, and how his mother once had to save him from drowning in a canal. After this, he talks about his education including going to Benson Polytechnic High School and taking aviation courses. He also talks about his siblings and other family members.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:21

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0528_01_Nagasaka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/528-Nagasaka-Wright-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Oct 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nagasaka, Wright: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Wright Nagasaka oral history interview, part 1 of 6, February 11, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051104.