Bernard Akamine oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 10, 2004

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Description

Akamine talks about his parent's immigration to the United States. He also explains the hierarchy among his fathers siblings. He discusses Japanese cultural values and his experiences while working in a hotel. Akamine talks about learning a trade and the electrical work he did shortly before the war. He talks about the Attack on Pearl Harbor. He reminisces about searching for a missing solider who was impacted by the Attack on Pearl Harbor.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:10

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0506_02_Akamine

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/506-Akamine-Bernard-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Nov 29

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Akamine, Bernard: narrator, Nakano, Mimi: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Bernard Akamine oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 10, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050918.