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Sadami "James" Okada oral history interview, part 9 of 11, October 5, 2004
In this segment, Sadami "James" Okada discusses a variety of topics. Initially, he talks about the latter portion of his military service and reflects upon some of the locals that he met during his time in the Pacific Islands. Okada moves on to talking about his family and how difficult it was for his family to endure having both he and his brother volunteer for military service. He also talks about his senninbari, a traditional Japanese item, that his mother made him. For the last portion of the segment, Okada discusses the relationships he had with the men in his squad and begins talking about the intricacies of the pumping stations he worked at growing up in Hawaii.
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Okada, Sadami: narrator et al., “Sadami "James" Okada oral history interview, part 9 of 11, October 5, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/673.