Taro Arakaki oral history interview, part 2 of 4, October 23, 2005

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Description

Arakaki continues his discussion on his time interpreting in the Philippines and the other places that he served during the war. He would also have the chance to visit Okinawa and see his family that was living there. He also talks about the time that he went to work at the General Headquarters in Tokyo and the things he saw there. Next, he talks more about working at the sugar mill in Hawaii and the reasons that he was happy to fight for the United States. After this, he talks about some Japanese war songs he learned growing up in Okinawa and a bit more about the village that he grew up in there.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:44

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Identifier

2005OH0630_02_Arakaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/630-Arakaki-Taro-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Apr 10

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Arakaki, Taro: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: inteviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Taro Arakaki oral history interview, part 2 of 4, October 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051772.