Hideto Kono oral history interview, part 2 of 6, September 26, 1999

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Description

Kono discusses his employment after high school and during the war in the grocery department of Theo H. Davies Company and talks about witnessing discrimination there. He then talks about his high school friendships and classmates; attending high school reunions; and volunteering for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Next, Kono discusses going to Camp Shelby and his E Company assignment; talks about getting sent to Camp Savage for Military Intelligence Service (MIS); and discusses his experiences in Minnesota and training at Camp Savage. Lastly, Kono discusses his first impressions of mainland Nisei; discusses Japanese American incarceration camps; and talks about corresponding with his family while at Camp Savage.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:52

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0077_02_Kono

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/077-Kono-Hideto-2.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 2 of 6, September 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050399.