Norman Hashisaka oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 27, 1999

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Description

Hashisaka talks about his assignment in the Philippines with the Allied Translator and Interpreter Section, capturing documents and translating them. He talks about one of the diaries that he has and the contents of it. He also talks about the squadrons that were involved in the Military Intelligence Service (MIS). After this, he discusses correspondence and letters during the war and the morale boost that it brought everyone. After the Philippines, he would be moved to Japan to begin his time interpreting for the occupation. He notes the devastation of Tokyo from the moment he got off the boat and what it was like to be a Nisei soldier in Japan.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:26:52

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0081_03_Hashisaka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/081-Hashisaka-Norman-3.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 3 of 5, September 27, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed December 9, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050437.