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Joe Nagano oral history interview, part 5 of 5, July 23, 2005
Nagano talks about getting discharged and returning to the United States; his experiences with discrimination while trying to get a job; his employment as a chemist; meeting his wife; and moving. He then talks about his children, joining Go for Broke Foundation, provides some thoughts about his military service, and discusses the liberation of Dachau. Lastly, Nagano talks about the contributions of Japanese American soldiers during the war, tells a story about a rabbi he met that was imprisoned at Dachau, and discusses meeting Senator S.I. Hayakawa.
World War II--European Theater--Central Europe Campaign--Liberation of Dachau Subcamps (522nd Field Artillery Battalion)
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Date of Birth
1921 Jan 30
Location of Birth
War or Conflict
Branch of Service
Entrance into Service
Unit of Service
Nagano, Joe: narrator, Iketani, Todd: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Joe Nagano oral history interview, part 5 of 5, July 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 24, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051522.