John Murakami oral history interview, part 2 of 7, February 13, 1999

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Murakami talks about courting his future wife, his wedding, and his marriage. He discusses volunteering for military service. He talks about the forced removal of Japanese Americans. He briefly talks about his experiences at Camp Robinson. Murakami talks about the formation of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and subsequently joining this unit. He discusses a military leave. He describes his journey oversees. He talks about landing in Naples, Italy. He describes the black markets. He explains the assignments in the 442nd. Murakami describes his journey to France.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:41

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0043_02_Murakami

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/043-Murakami-John-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Feb 19

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Murakami, John: narrator, Okura, John: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “John Murakami oral history interview, part 2 of 7, February 13, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050038.