Kenichi Sato oral history interview, part 2 of 5, July 28, 2002

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Description

Sato discusses more about his childhood in Hawaii, playing football and track for Baldwin High School. He also talks about impactful people throughout his high school days. Next, he talks about the attacks on Pearl Harbor and how they had to black out their windows so enemy submarines couldn't see any lights. He would see his neighbor being picked up by the FBI and never came back. After the attacks, they would be faced with restrictions and forced to carry gas masks with them everywhere they went. He discusses the Japanese influences that could be seen within his childhood home at the time, including an obutsudan and attending Japanese language school. He also talks about seeing people volunteering for the Army, including teachers and his cousin.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:54

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0299_02_Sato

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/299-Sato-Kenichi-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Apr 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sato, Kenichi: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kenichi Sato oral history interview, part 2 of 5, July 28, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053103.