George Tetsuo Aratani oral history interview, part 3 of 4, January 25, 2007

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George Aratani recounts meeting two Nisei in prewar Japan and their subsequent experiences during WWII fighting for Japan. Next, he discusses the origins of the Mikasa chinaware company and how he managed to get Macy's to buy into the dinnerware. Lastly, he talks about starting up the AMCO and Kenwood companies, and gives his opinions on what were the keys to his businesses success.

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video/m4v

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0:57:25

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2007OH0745_03_Aratani

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/745-Aratani-George-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 May 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Citation

Aratani, George Tetsuo: narrator, Yamazaki-Sato, Christine: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Tetsuo Aratani oral history interview, part 3 of 4, January 25, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056157.