Shigeru Goto oral history interview, part 1 of 4, August 25, 2000

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Description

Goto describes growing up on a planation in Ewa, Hawaii and taking the train into Honolulu to go to school. After graduating from high school, Goto worked at a 7UP bottling company as a soda salesman and delivery man. He also talks about being a member of veteran organizations, such as Disabled American Veterans (DAV), and the 442nd credit union. Lastly, Goto discusses his whereabouts during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and discusses working as a medical supply clerk at a hospital during the weeks following the attack; and recalls what it was like not being able to contact his parents as soon as war broke.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:26:21

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2000OH0142_01_Goto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/142-Goto-Shigeru-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1914 Jan 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Goto, Shigeru: narrator, Tanaka, Diane: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shigeru Goto oral history interview, part 1 of 4, August 25, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 25, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051177.