Melvin Muramoto oral history interview, part 2 of 4, March 20, 2004

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Muramoto discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor, blackout restrictions; and describes Camp Shelby including discussing food, basic training, going into Hattiesburg; and his experiences with segregation and discrimination. He then reads a letter sent from Regimental Commander Colonel Pence to his mother, and talks about his impression of Japanese mainland soldiers. Lastly, Muramoto talks about friendships and reunions; corresponding with friends and family while at Camp Shelby; traveling overseas to Africa; and his first combat experiences in Italy.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:08

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0421_02_Muramoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/421-Muramoto-Melvin-2.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 2 of 4, March 20, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050248.