Samuel Sasai oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 22, 2005

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Description

Sasai discusses his experiences in English standard school including talking about his classmates and teachers. He then talks about speaking Pidgin English, friendships, and his mother's travels to Japan. Next, Sasai, talks about childhood activities including attending school dances, discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor, and talks about volunteering for the Army. Lastly, Sasai provides some thoughts regarding his classification as "enemy alien"; and discusses what life was like after Pearl Harbor including talking about the National Guard presence in Hawaii, the treatment of Japanese American soldiers, and the formation of the 100th Infantry Battalion.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:27

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Identifier

2005OH0623_02_Sasai

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/623-Sasai-Sam-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Sep 03

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Citation

Sasai, Samuel: narrator, Yamagami, Don: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Samuel Sasai oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 22, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 1, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051722.