Kazuo Komoto oral history interview, part 2 of 6, April 16, 2005

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Kazuo Komoto discusses his high school life in Japan and witnessing the increasing militarism of the Japanese society during the conflict in Manchuria. Next, he talks about not feeling attached to the Japanese society and wanting to return to the United States before being drafted into the Japanese military. Lastly, he recounts his return to the United States and then being drafted with the selective service into the US Army, and his duties prior to and right after Pearl Harbor.

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video/m4v

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0:27:45

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2005OH0557_02_Komoto

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http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/557-Komoto-Kazuo-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Nov 09

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War or Conflict

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Citation

Komoto, Kazuo: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kazuo Komoto oral history interview, part 2 of 6, April 16, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056163.