Dave Kawagoye oral history interview, part 1 of 6, January 13, 2001

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Description

Kawagoye discusses his parents including his father's employment and death; and his mother's remarriage. He then talks about his childhood chores; siblings; attending high school; childhood friendships; and some of his post high school employment opportunities including working as a gardener, at a fruit stand, and at a market. Next, Kawagoye talks about getting drafted; talks about how he lost a finger due to a nerve condition; and discusses basic training at Camp Roberts. Lastly, Kawagoye talks about traveling to the Mojave Desert and his experiences there as a guard; his experiences going to Fort Riley after Pearl Harbor; discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor; and talks about his family's forced removal to Rohwer incarceration camp.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:57

Language

Identifier

2000OH0148_01_Kawagoye

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/148-Kawagoye-Dave-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Oct 29

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Kawagoye, Dave: narrator, Yamazaki, Dave: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Dave Kawagoye oral history interview, part 1 of 6, January 13, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051254.