Fred Yasukochi oral history interview, part 2 of 6, August 25, 2001

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Description

Yasukochi talks about farming life while living in California, driving a truck up and down the coast to pick up fertilizer in San Pedro and back to Oceanside at the age of 11. Next, he talks more about what it was like to grow up in California, attending Oceanside High School, and finding his identity while growing up in a diverse population. After this, he talks about the discrimination that he faced throughout his life and fighting when he felt necessary. He also talks about fighting when he was part of the 442nd at Camp Shelby. Next, he talks about heading to UC Davis for college and getting a draft notice.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:36

Language

Identifier

2001OH0193_02_Yasukochi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/193-Yasukochi-Fred-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Mar 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Yasukochi, Fred: narrator, Tagami, Steve: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Yasukochi oral history interview, part 2 of 6, August 25, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052122.