Hideto Kono oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 26, 1999

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Description

Kono discusses his parents immigration from Japan; talks about growing up in a village where sugar cane is produced; and talks about attending school and Japanese language school. He then discusses the reasons why he was sent to Japanese language school; talks about the treatment of Japanese Americans in his community; discusses childhood values; and talks about his participation in honganji including learning Kendo and Buddhism. Next, Kono talks about his mother and her employment; discusses his reasons for volunteering for military service; and discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor. Lastly, Kono discusses his employment after high school; and talks about taking a Red Cross training class.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:25

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0077_01_Kono

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/077-Kono-Hideto-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 May 11

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Kono, Hideto: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Hideto Kono oral history interview, part 1 of 6, September 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050398.