Joseph Ichiuji oral history interview, part 2 of 7, June 28, 1999

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Description

Ichiuji would be drafted into the Army, getting inducted in San Francisco and taking his basic training at Camp Roberts. There, he would learn to shoot the Howitzer gun and join in on maneuvers. However, once the attacks on Pearl Harbor occurred, he was discharged from the Army and would return to his family that was being evacuated from their home. They would end up in Poston concentration camp, Ichiuji talks about his and his parent's reaction to being forcefully removed. Next, he talks about the living conditions of the camp, being in a desert with barbed wire all around. In order to escape the camps, he would end up volunteering for the Army after hearing that the 442nd was being formed.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:58

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Identifier

1999OH0071_02_Ichiuji

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/071-Ichiuji-Joseph-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Feb 14

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Ichiuji, Joseph: narrator et al., “Joseph Ichiuji oral history interview, part 2 of 7, June 28, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050360.