Robert Satoshi Sato oral history interview, part 2 of 6, July 28, 2002

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Description

Sato first talks about how he came to get the name Robert and how he and his siblings chose their names during grade school. He also talks about how his parents were able to keep them involved in Japanese culture, including Japanese language school and kendo. Next, he talks about what it was like to grow up in Washington, including facing discrimination and the type of community and population that he grew up with. After this, he talks about the attacks on Pearl Harbor and his loyalty to America. As his family owned a farm, they would be forced to sell off their things and evacuate, heading for Puyallup temporary detention center, leaving all the crops and pets behind.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:43

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Identifier

2002OH0298_02_Sato

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/298-Sato-Robert-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Apr 12

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sato, Robert Satoshi: narrator, Dojiri, Michelle: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Robert Satoshi Sato oral history interview, part 2 of 6, July 28, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053071.