Hideto Kono oral history interview, part 5 of 6, September 26, 1999

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Description

Kono discusses suicides of civilians on Saipan; and discusses his best wartime memories which included food, and recreational activities. He then talks about seeing his family again and his post-war life in Hawaii; discusses the end of the war; and talks about the attitudes of Japanese POWs. Next, Kono discusses his thoughts regarding post-war Japan and Japanese civilians; talks about the importance of morals and values; and defines the term "okagesama". Lastly, Kono discusses his post-war education and employment as part of the United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), and his job working at the Dole Company as an assistant to the financial Vice President.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0077_05_Kono

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/077-Kono-Hideto-5.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 5 of 6, September 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050402.