Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Taketo Omoto

Taketo Omoto was 24 years old when the Bainbridge Island Japanese were evacuated. He is the second oldest of four brothers. When Pearl Harbor was bombed, he and his older brother were both in the army and away from home. Their father had already passed away. Eventually all four Omoto brothers would be in the army while their mother was still in camp.

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