George Kiyo Wakatsuki Interview Segment 1

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July 22, 2014

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George Kiyo Wakatsuki

George Kiyo Wakatsuki Interview

02:45:32 — 24 segments

July 22, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Nisei male. Born December 10, 1931, in Guadalupe, California. Grew up in Santa Monica, California, where father was a fisherman. Family moved to Terminal Island, California, just before World War II. During the war, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Served in the navy during the Korean War. The family's wartime experiences were chronicled in a well-known book which was later adapted into a film, Farewell to Manzanar.

Alisa Lynch, interviewer; Mark Hachtmann, videographer

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