Mamoru Kanda oral history interview, part 5 of 6, June 26, 2004

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Kanda talks about John Aiso and his involvement in Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS); discusses the contributions of Japanese Americans to the war effort; and discusses the job he had while he was in Cleveland. He then talks about getting drafted; getting discharged; signing up for inactive reserves; and meeting his wife and getting married. Next, Kanda talks about infantry replacement training at Camp Wheeler, learning about the end of the war while he was at Fort Meade, and witnessing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team parade in Washington D.C.. Lastly, Kanda talks about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima including discussing his cousin’s experience and the destruction after the bomb.

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video/m4v

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0:26:37

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2004OH0460_05_Kanda

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http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/460-Kanda-Mamoru-5.m4v

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1924 Jul 25

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Citation

Kanda, Mamoru: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mamoru Kanda oral history interview, part 5 of 6, June 26, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050574.