Richard Saito oral history interview, part 2 of 2, October 13, 2010

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Description

Saito talks about the food supply that the Japanese civilians had access to. He continues to explain how he helped civilians. He explains the United States Military's reliance on Nisei soldiers. He describes how he interpreted Japanese. He discusses his assignments during the military occupation of Japan, including assessing the damage in Japan. He talks about his interactions with Japanese civilians. He explains why he preferred survey work. Saito shares his other memories of the military occupation. He briefly talks about miscellaneous travel in Japan. He describes homelessness in Japan. He discusses the black markets. He explains the legacy of the Nisei soldiers. He discusses his return to the United States. He talks about his wife. He shares the keys to a successful military occupation.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:42:54

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2010OH1021_02_Saito

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/1021-Saito-Richard-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jun 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Saito, Richard: narrator et al., “Richard Saito oral history interview, part 2 of 2, October 13, 2010,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 17, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052487.