Samuel Sasai oral history interview, part 3 of 6, October 22, 2005

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Description

Sasai discusses the aftermath of Pearl Harbor and talks about Japanese community leaders getting picked up by the FBI. He then talks about volunteering for service; discusses the 100th Infantry Battalion and replacement soldiers; talks about training at Schofield Barracks; and discusses his experiences traveling to Camp Shelby by train. Next, Sasai talks about basic training as well as specialized training as a machine gunner; his anti-tank duties; and discusses his experiences with segregation. Lastly, Sasai talks about the G.I. Bill and provides some thoughts regarding the history of discrimination in Hawaii.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:37

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Identifier

2005OH0623_03_Sasai

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/623-Sasai-Sam-3.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 3 of 6, October 22, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051723.