Kazuo Komoto oral history interview, part 3 of 6, April 16, 2005

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Kazuo Komoto talks about performing guard duty over an aircraft plant in California, and how a newspaper picture of Nisei's guarding the plant created some issues with the local community. Next, he discusses his transfer to Camp Savage and the negative feelings that other Nisei had with being rounded up into a segregated unit, and his refusal to buy war bonds. Lastly, he recounts the graduation ceremony from the Military Intelligence Language School, and not being able to see his parents at Gila River because of security restrictions.

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video/m4v

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0:28:07

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2005OH0557_03_Komoto

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/557-Komoto-Kazuo-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Nov 09

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

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Location of Basic Training

Citation

Komoto, Kazuo: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kazuo Komoto oral history interview, part 3 of 6, April 16, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056164.