George Sakato Oral History Interview, Part 2

George T. “Joe” Sakato served with the famed Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat team during World War II. His… read more

George T. “Joe” Sakato served with the famed Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat team during World War II. His gallantry on a French battlefield earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, which was later upgraded to the Medal of Honor. Mr. Sakato recalled his war experiences" including his actions on October 29, 1944, on hill 617 which led to recognition of his “extraordinary heroism.”

This is the second of two parts.

This interview from the Densho Visual History Collection was conducted by Tom Ikeda for Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project. It took place on May 14, 2008, in Denver, Colorado. It was done in collaboration with the National Park Service for the Manzanar National Historic Site Collection. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
293967-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Jun 20, 2010
Last Aired:
Jun 21, 2010

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  • Jun 20, 2010 | 2:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 20, 2010 | 8:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2010 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2010 | 8:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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