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Seiichi Shimomura oral history interview, part 3 of 5, August 8, 2004
Shimomura talks about pre-war Japan including describing an incident involving an officers rebellion in Tokyo; and talking about restrictions and rations. He then talks about attending school in Japan and the Japanese school system; learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor; discusses the reasons why he chose a career in medicine; and talks about his classmates in Seattle and Japan. Next, Shimomura talks about American and British Prisoners of War (POW) in Japan, his father's reactions to the attack on Pearl Harbor, and discusses his experiences attending college. Lastly, Shimomura talks about learning how to drive, discusses his experiences during the end of the war, and talks about joining the Japanese Navy.
Shimomura, Seiichi: narrator et al., “Seiichi Shimomura oral history interview, part 3 of 5, August 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 24, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050695.