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A high school student when World War II started

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October 7, 2006

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

Courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

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Victor Takemoto

Victor Takemoto Interview

01:00:30 — 12 segments

October 7, 2006

Bainbridge Island, Washington

Nisei male. Born October 27, 1926, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Parents were strawberry farmers before World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California. Unlike most Bainbridge Island Japanese Americans, did not transfer to the Minidoka, Idaho, concentration camp. Returned to Bainbridge Island after the war, and attended the University of Washington.

Joyce Nishimura, interviewer; Don Sellers, videographer

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

Courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

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