George Muramaru oral history interview, part 2 of 5, October 9, 2004

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Muramaru describes a rice soup dish called “chagai”; and discusses playing football and his family’s store growing up. He then talks about his uncle in Japan, his whereabouts during the attack on Pearl Harbor, neighbors who were sent to Honoluliuli Internment Camp; and his father being interrogated by the FBI. Next, Muramaru talks about volunteering for the Army, traveling to Camp Shelby, and his assignment as a telephone wireman. Lastly, Muramaru discusses his experiences traveling from Chicago to Mississippi, and witnessing segregation.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:45

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0503_02_Muramaru

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/503-Muramaru-George-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 25

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Muramaru, George: narrator, Kondo, Ann: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Muramaru oral history interview, part 2 of 5, October 9, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050882.