Frank Inami oral history interview, part 2 of 6, June 5, 2005

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Description

Inami talks about what he learned in Japanese language school including Japanese ethics (shushin) and values,. He then talks about school and the community he grew up in; childhood experiences with discrimination; and discusses the reasons why he became interested in electrical engineering. Next, Inami talks about attending UC Berkeley and experiencing homesickness; his knowledge of pre-war tensions between Japan and the United States; and the attack on Pearl Harbor and aftermath. Lastly, Inami talks about curfew; Executive Order 9066; and leaving college and returning home after forced removal.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:11

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0574_02_Inami

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/574-Inami-Frank-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Apr 25

Location of Birth

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Inami, Frank: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Frank Inami oral history interview, part 2 of 6, June 5, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051448.