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

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Dublin Core

Description

Atagi describes trench foot, being near tree burst artillery fire while in France, interactions with German soldiers during his time as a medic, and his thoughts about the war in regards to Japanese Americans and discrimination. After the war, Atagi was discharged at Fort Lewis and returned to Oregon and started farming again. Atagi then talks about meeting his wife, his best and worst experiences during the war; and discusses his brother, children, and grandchildren. Lastly, Atagi talks about his farming business, and provides a message to his grandchildren and future generations of Japanese Americans regarding education.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:23:13

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0531_03_Atagi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/531-Atagi-Dange-3.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 3 of 3, February 11, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051167.