Melvin Muramoto oral history interview, part 1 of 4, March 20, 2004

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Muramoto discusses growing up in Hilo, Hawaii; and talks about his parents, siblings, recreational activities, school, speaking Japanese at home, and religion. He also talks about a classmate who was killed in action, playing softball, childhood chores, values, volunteering for the Army, and discusses the induction process. Next, Muramoto talks about leaving Hilo for the first time, describes his first impressions of the Mainland, and talks about his experiences at Camp Shelby. Lastly, Muramoto shows and describes a photograph of E Company members, and a portrait of himself.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0421_01_Muramoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/421-Muramoto-Melvin-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Oct 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Muramoto, Melvin: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Melvin Muramoto oral history interview, part 1 of 4, March 20, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050247.