Returning Argentina after the war (Spanish)

His father, the pioneer of acupuncture in Argentina (Spanish) Decision to settle in Argentina after WWII (Spanish) Suffering in World War II (Spanish) Joined Japanese Imperial Army during the WWII (Spanish) Returning Argentina after the war (Spanish) Proud to be a Japanese desecendant (Spanish) A lucky man (Spanish)

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(Spanish) We were unable to leave Japan at all. But it [so] happened that after World War II, a Peronist committee formed in Japan. It was Ogawa [or] Okawa who was with Perón. Through his [assistance], all the Nisei came to Argentina for free, everything was free, in a distinct manner, but they all came. We were the first [Japanese] who left Yokohama. The Issei began to come as Yobiyose. Yobiyose [were those] relative who were responsible for you. Therefore, yes, they [the Japanese] increased afterward. But when the [transport] services of the Dutch ships began, in Oranda Sen, many [Japanese] came in large numbers.

Date: September 18, 2006
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interviewer: Takeshi Nishimura, Ricardo Hokama
Contributed by: Centro Nikkei Argentino

immigration yobiyose

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