Dange Atagi oral history interview, part 1 of 3, February 11, 2005

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Atagi discusses his childhood house growing up in Oregon, his siblings, and his parents immigrating from Japan. He then continues to talk about his childhood including discussing working on his family’s farm, watching movies, going to grade school, attending Japanese language school, and friendships while in high school. Lastly, Atagi talks about joining the Army, being at Fort Lewis during the attack on Pearl Harbor, experiences with discrimination; and signing up for the Air Force and being sent to Biloxi, Mississippi.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:26

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0531_01_Atagi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/531-Atagi-Dange-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Mar 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Atagi, Dange: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Dange Atagi oral history interview, part 1 of 3, February 11, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051165.