The Greatest Generation - Shame, Love, pgs. 215-240 Summary & Analysis

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Shame, Love, pgs. 215-240 Summary and Analysis

Nao Takasugi is born in Oxnard, California. His grandparents, immigrants from Japan, settle there in 1903. Nao is a Nisei, a second generation Japanese American. During the war, many Japanese are confined to internment camps. When Nao's area is confined to within five miles of his Home, he couldn't continue his studies at UCLA. The family is then ordered to report to the Ventura railroad station.

The Takasugi family is first housed at the Tulare county fairgrounds where they remain for three months. Then they are sent to the Gila River Indian Reservation in Arizona where they would remain for three and a half years. Some of Nao's cousins are at the same camp, all of whom volunteer for the Army. Nao receives financial support from the Quakers and attends Temple University in Philadelphia and then...

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