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Personally my younger brother, he was just the opposite to me. He was so mad and so discontent. He couldn't see a Chinaman or a Japanese without, he'd go, just go off his rocker. I was a little different. I've always been the kind of a man that, the kind of a fellow that... sure they treated us bad, we're back, I'll never forgive what they did but, you know, after all it's war and there was certainly.... It was an experience that I, I don't know whether I should say so or not but we, it was, made a better man of me, I think, because it taught me that there are things in this world that you have to accept in some form or other and you can't just grieve about it or ruin your life over something that happened and nothing you could do about it.

Mr. Agerbak reflects on the feeling he has still about the Japanese.

Borge Agerbak

Borge Agerbak was born in Odense, Denmark and immigrated to Canada with his family in 1927 to a small town in southern Manitoba called Pilot Mound. Mr. Agerback worked on the farm until war broke out in 1939. Along with his two brothers, he decided to join the Winnipeg Grenadiers.

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Veterans Affairs Canada
July 17, 2013
Person Interviewed:
Borge Agerbak
War, Conflict or Mission:
Second World War
Hong Kong

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