Hideto Kono oral history interview, part 4 of 6, September 26, 1999

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Description

Kono discusses his experiences cave-flushing which involved talking Japanese civilians and soldiers out of caves. He then talks about his assignment in occupied Japan; getting discharged; and his experiences interrogating Japanese POWs. Next, Kono continues to discuss his cave-flushing duties and interactions with Japanese civilians and soldiers; as well as experiences during raids on Iwo Jima and Saipan. Lastly, Kono discusses the interrogation of Okinawan on Saipan; suicides on Saipan; and his first impressions of Iwo Jima and Saipan.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:57

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0077_04_Kono

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/077-Kono-Hideto-4.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 4 of 6, September 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050401.