William Yoshimi Hamada oral history interview, part 3 of 3, April 7, 2007

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Description

Hamada discusses taking a loyalty questionnaire and the aftermath which included getting sent to a segregation camp and expatriation to Japan. He then talks about his experiences in Japan including traveling, discussing food, visiting relatives, and getting a job as a translator. Next, Hamada talks about his other employment opportunities including his job in Tokyo and working for an airline in the United States. Lastly, Hamada talks about getting his United States citizenship reinstated and returning to the United States; his friendship with Nisei veterans; his experiences as a "no-no boy"; and discusses his wife, siblings, and children.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

1:03:59

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0757_03_Hamada

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/757-Hamada-Bill-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Mar 31

Location of Birth

Index

Yes

Citation

Hamada, William Yoshimi: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “William Yoshimi Hamada oral history interview, part 3 of 3, April 7, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 2, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052576.