Tsuneo Takemoto oral history interview, part 6 of 6, November 30, 1998

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Description

Tsuneo spends some time recalling his wedding and family life as well as his professional life after the war. He was a bus coordinator in Hilo after returning to Helco (Hilo Electric Light Company). He recalls the 1946 tsunami in Hilo and the ensuing destruction. He then summarizes his service in the military and his desire to fight for the United States. His wish for future generations of Japanese Americans is to be educated in the history and values of their heritage.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:12

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Identifier

1998OH0033_06_Takemoto

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/033-Takemoto-Tsuneo-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Jun 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Takemoto, Tsuneo: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tsuneo Takemoto oral history interview, part 6 of 6, November 30, 1998,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 22, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049961.