Robert Ogata talks about his family, how his father’s side came from Fukuoka in Japan and his mother’s from Hiroshima and how they immigrated to the United States, how his parents met and married, first farming strawberries in Anaheim before moving to Selma. He discusses how his mother lost her citizenship by marrying an Issei, […]
Continues discussing his life after the war, marriage to Marion Masada, his children, the redress movement and working to ensure that what happened to the Japanese Americans never happens again to another group.
Talks about her life before World War II, her experiences with incarceration during World War II, her life after the war, marriage to Saburo Masada and her children and the impact Japanese American soldiers made during World War II.
Talks about life before World War II and his family history, his wartime experiences with incarceration at the Gila River War Relocation Center, his military service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and his life after the war, including the effect of redress and reparations.