Sunny Nishimoto oral history interview, part 2 of 4, April 17, 2005

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Description

Nishimoto talks about his family’s forced removal and what happened to his family’s store and property during that time; living conditions and life at Fresno temporary detention facility; playing in a band while in an incarceration camp; and his mother’s experiences in an incarceration camp. He then talks about getting drafted as a 442nd replacement and describes his parents reactions; and talks about basic training at Camp Blanding. Lastly, Nishimoto discusses attending business school in Minneapolis before and after his Army service; and deployment.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:00

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0559_02_Nishimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/559-Nishimoto-Sunny-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 May 20

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Nishimoto, Sunny: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Sunny Nishimoto oral history interview, part 2 of 4, April 17, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049540.