Seiichi Shimomura oral history interview, part 1 of 5, August 8, 2004

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Description

Shimomura discusses his father including the origin of his name, his fishing hobby, and his immigration from Japan. He then talks about his parents' education and employment in Japan, as well as their disposition and his mother's love for baking. Next, Shimomura talks about his childhood including activities, discipline, and religion. Lastly, Shimomura talks about his great-uncle in Japan, discusses the Kempeitai (military police) in Japan, talks about his brother, and discusses celebrating holidays such as New Years.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:58

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0478_01_Shimomura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/478-Shimomura-Seiichi-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Apr 15

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Shimomura, Seiichi: narrator et al., “Seiichi Shimomura oral history interview, part 1 of 5, August 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050693.