George Miyashiro oral history interview, part 4 of 5, June 8, 1999

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Description

Miyashiro talks about his post-war experiences in Sacramento; discusses the food in the POW camp; and talks about the checkpoint between East and West Germany (checkpoint Charlie) and Russian POWs, He then talks about returning back to Hawaii and seeing his family for the first time; and discusses friendships, religion, and post-war employment as a fireman. Next, Miyashiro talks about meeting his wife, discusses his children, and talks about his experiences after joining Club 100. Lastly, Miyashiro discusses his thoughts about Japanese Americans living in Hawaii; talks about the Go for Broke monument; and discusses his experiences in 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion and getting discharged.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:35

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0062_04_Miyashiro

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/062-Miyashiro-Oscar-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Sep 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Miyashiro, George: narrator, Sato, Christine: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Miyashiro oral history interview, part 4 of 5, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050240.