Harry Abe oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 4, 2003

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Abe talks about his early life, parents, and family. He goes on to discuss his experiences while growing up as a Japanese American in the Pacific Northwest. Abe explains what happened in the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He briefly describes his enlistment. He also talks about his family's experiences in two American Concentration Camps. Abe also discusses discrimination in the military and the friendships he made while in the military.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:51

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0348_01_Abe

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/348-Abe-Harry-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Sep 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Abe, Harry: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harry Abe oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 4, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049618.