William Omoto oral history interview, part 2 of 5, October 23, 2002

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Omoto discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor and his experiences during the aftermath including discussing blackouts, an enforced curfew, restrictions, and having to move. He then talks about Executive Order 9066; and discusses his family’s forced removal to Salinas temporary detention facility and having to leave belongings behind. Lastly, Omoto discusses traveling to Poston incarceration camp; his impressions of Poston; and his experiences there including working, the weather, and the wildlife in Arizona.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:21

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0315_02_Omoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/315-Omoto-William-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Dec 15

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Omoto, William: narrator, Yoneshige, David: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “William Omoto oral history interview, part 2 of 5, October 23, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053284.