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Marshall Sumida oral history interview, part 2 of 6, May 2, 2004
Sumida discusses values he learned from his parents; talks about attending church and Sunday school; and discusses learning Kendo. He then provides some thoughts regarding race and citizenship; talks about volunteering for Military Intelligence Service (MIS); and disucsses attending Japanese language school. Next, Sumida tells stories that explained why Japanese language came in handy for him; talks about attending grammar school; and tells a story regarding a Hawaiian soldier who had grow up on a plantation.
Oral History Item Type Metadata
Date of Birth
1921 Aug 26
Location of Birth
Branch of Service
Entrance into Service
Sumida, Marshall: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Marshall Sumida oral history interview, part 2 of 6, May 2, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 23, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050481.