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Toshiko Hattori oral history interview, part 1 of 4, January 25, 2003
Toshiko Hattori describes her childhood growing up in foster homes in New York City. She attended nursing school after high school, and joined the United States Army to work as a nurse. During World War II, she was sent overseas to Korea, but was later sent to Tokyo, Japan to undergo appendix surgery. There, she met her husband, who was a Military Intelligence Officer, and they later returned to the states. While pregnant with her second daughter, Toshiko followed her husband back to Japan, where she stayed with relatives in Tokyo.
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Hattori, Toshiko: narrator, Yoneshige, David: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Toshiko Hattori oral history interview, part 1 of 4, January 25, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 30, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/811.