SEGMENT: FARMING DURING WWII
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- FARMING DURING WWII
- Gives parents reaction to Pearl Harbor, Orientals are sneaky. Mother became more interested in politics & news. Mother became involved in Red Cross. Uncle, a "drunken lay about" was on German Front. Suspicious of mother's involvement in Red Cross, made bandages. Stopped "being German" during WWII. Neighbor Hasselbring also stopped speaking German during war. No pride in being German & no more dumplings. Mother's wartime activities - mother making up for being German. Gives parents reaction to Japanese Internment Camps. Brothers received deferment due to farm.