Chester Hada oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 30, 2001

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Description

Hada discusses growing up in Hawaii, living on a sugar plantation, and his hobbies. He also talks about his parents, and discusses having to take care of his siblings and help out with household chores after his mother passed away. After high school, Hada worked at a pineapple cannery before going to Japan. While in Japan, Hada learned Japanese and discusses how he was treated by the Japanese people he encountered, and also discusses the differences between Japan and Hawaii. Lastly, Hada talks about going back to Hawaii, where he returned to work at a pineapple cannery before getting drafted into the Army.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:27:59

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Date

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0211_01_Hada

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/211-Hada-Chester-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Aug 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Hada, Chester: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Chester Hada oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 30, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052209.