Sam Matsuura oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 16, 2004

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Matsuura talks about his parents, going to school in Spokane, being sent to Japan as a child; and returning to the United States and working on a farm. He then talks about attending high school, the Attack on Pearl Harbor, volunteering for the Army, and basic training, Next, Matsuura talks about traveling to basic training and his experiences with segregation, traveling to Europe, and joining the 442nd as a replacement. Lastly, Matsuura talks about the relationship between Hawaiian and Mainland soldiers, and combat experiences in France.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:50

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0452_01_Matsuura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/452-Matsuura-Sam-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Aug 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Matsuura, Sam: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Sam Matsuura oral history interview, part 1 of 4, May 16, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050502.