Mamoru Kanda oral history interview, part 4 of 6, June 26, 2004

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Description

Kanda discusses Executive Order 9066 and forced removal; and talks about his family's experiences leaving belongings behind. He then talks about his experiences at Santa Anita temporary detention facility including discussing a teacher there, playing chess, and creating model airplanes. Next, Kanda talks about his first impressions of Amache incarceration camp after he was sent there, attending school at Amache, and leaving Amache for Cleveland. Kanda then talks about volunteering for Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS) at Fort Snelling and his experiences as a student at MISLS. Lastly, Kanda talks about the differences between military and conversational Japanese; and discusses John Aiso.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:52

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0460_04_Kanda

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/460-Kanda-Mamoru-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jul 25

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Kanda, Mamoru: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mamoru Kanda oral history interview, part 4 of 6, June 26, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050573.