Jimmy Konno oral history interview, part 2 of 4, May 3, 2003

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Konno discusses receiving visitors while at Pomona temporary detention facility, then volunteering to go to Heart Mountain incarceration camp to build barracks, as well as his interactions with the armed guards. He then talks about his desire to volunteer for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, but instead, was drafted. Konno also discusses draft resisters, traveling to Camp Shelby, basic training; and his experiences with segregation while in Mississippi.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:32

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0345_02_Konno

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/345-Konno-Jimmy-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Aug 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Konno, Jimmy: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jimmy Konno oral history interview, part 2 of 4, May 3, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 28, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049599.