Charles Oihe Hamasaki

Nisei male. Born October 7, 1922, in Japan, while parents were visiting family. Came to the U.S. at three months old, and grew up in Terminal Island, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, picked up along with Issei father and taken to Fort Lincoln (Bismarck), North Dakota. Transferred from Fort Lincoln to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, then to the Rohwer concentration camp, Arkansas. After leaving camp, worked in various places around the country before joining the Military Intelligence Service. Eventually returned to California.


Charles Oihe Hamasaki Interview — ddr-densho-1000-274
February 24, 2010. Culver City, California.
03:11:03 — 41 segments.
Charles Oihe Hamasaki