Warren Tsuneishi oral history interview, part 2 of 6, June 27, 1999

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Description

Tsuneishi discusses discrimination and civil rights. After high school he goes to University of California Los Angeles and major in Political Science and minor in English. Then he transfers University of Berkley for Asian Studies in 1941 when the war happens. He recalls the events of December 7, 1941. Tsuneishi's family goes to Heart Mountain Concentration Camp and he goes to an assemble center in Northern California. Tseneishi volunteers to go work on farms. and the War Authority Relocation allows him to continue his education. He is accepted into Syracuse University. After college, Tsuneishi volunteers for the army and and is inducted into the Military Intelligence Service (MIS). His becomes a translator.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:26:30

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0069_02_Tsuneishi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/069-Tsuneishi-Warren-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jul 04

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tsuneishi, Warren: narrator, Iwata, Joy: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Warren Tsuneishi oral history interview, part 2 of 6, June 27, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed February 7, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050338.