Makoto Hashimoto oral history interview, part 1 of 4, April 29, 2000

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Dublin Core

Description

Hashimoto discusses growing up in Santa Cruz, California and recalls helping his father with farming duties; and playing sports, including being a part of a Nisei baseball league. He then talks about his whereabouts during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and his experiences immediately following, which included going to Modesto where he was "quarantined" and under curfew; and then forcibly removed to Merced Detention Facility. Hashimoto then volunteered to go to Amache Incarceration Camp to assist with cleaning before the other incarcerates arrived; and discusses his employment at Merced and Amache. Lastly, Hashimoto talks about volunteering for the 442nd, traveling to Mississippi and experiencing segregation, being reassigned to the 100th, and traveling overseas to Italy.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

00:27:14

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Date

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2000OH0115_01_Hashimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/115-Hashimoto-Makoto-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 18

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hashimoto, Makoto: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Makoto Hashimoto oral history interview, part 1 of 4, April 29, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050848.