Norman Hashisaka oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 27, 1999

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Description

Hashisaka begins the interview talking about his life, growing up on Kauai and moving to Honolulu and attending McKinley High School. He then talks about his family background, his parents came from Yamaguchi prefecture in Japan and would settle in Hawaii, teaching their children to be loyal and have respect for others. Next, he talks about the attacks on Pearl Harbor and how his father was very sad that Japan would do such a thing. He also talks more about his childhood, including makeshift hunting and fishing and seeing movies. He would hear about the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) and volunteer for the Army, getting inducted at Schofield Barracks.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:25:53

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0081_01_Hashisaka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/081-Hashisaka-Norman-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Aug 10

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hashisaka, Norman: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Norman Hashisaka oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 27, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050435.