Hideto Kono oral history interview, part 3 of 6, September 26, 1999

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Description

Kono reads a poem he wrote and sent to his niece while overseas; discusses his experiences going to New York during rest and relaxation (R&R); and talks about his Military Intelligence Service (MIS) assignment after training. He then talks about shipping overseas and his assignment on Saipan analyzing documents, interviewing civilians, and identifying weapons. Next, Kono discusses his knowledge of Japanese language; talks about his [MIS] team members; discusses earning a Bronze Star; talks about Japanese military raids; and discusses his Japanese relatives. Lastly, Kono discusses his cave-flushing assignment on Iwo Jima which involved attempting to talk Japanese civilians and soldiers out of caves.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:46

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0077_03_Kono

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/077-Kono-Hideto-3.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 3 of 6, September 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 17, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050400.