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Roy Nakawatase oral history interview, part 5 of 8, January 25, 2003
In this segment, Nakawatase talks about his responsibilities related to the transition to leaving camp prior to the war's end. After going back to Stockton, Nakawatase got work to care for the family by becoming a Farmer. After 3 weeks, the family got a call from a cousin in Los Angeles to join as a gardener and, a few months later the family moved to Los Angeles. Nakawatase also talks about his time in the camp, at the creamery, and how Pierce Murray not only helped him, but his family as well. After the relocation to Los Angeles, Nakawatase's father passed away. Shortly after, he decided to join the Army in order to help fulfill his goal of going to college, made possible by the GI Bill.
Nakawatase, Roy: Narrator, Horsting, Robert: Interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: Publisher, “Roy Nakawatase oral history interview, part 5 of 8, January 25, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed December 5, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/443.