Kennie Namba oral history interview, part 2 of 6, July 13, 2001

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Description

Namba discusses his childhood and post-war experiences with racism and discrimination. He then provides some thoughts about what the Pledge of Alligence and United States national anthem mean to him; discusses his childhood ambitions and heroes; and talks about playing sports. Next, Namba talks about going to Judo class, speaking Japanese at home, attending school in Minidoka incarceration camp, and graduating high school. Lastly, Namba talks about his life prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor and his whereabouts during attack; his thoughts regarding President Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech; and discusses his thoughts on curfew, Executive Order 9066, forced removal, and the treatment of Japanese Americans.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:03

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0185_02_Namba

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/185-Namba-Kennie-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 May 02

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Namba, Kennie: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kennie Namba oral history interview, part 2 of 6, July 13, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052081.