George Miyashiro oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 18, 2005

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Miyashiro talks about his interest in opera. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He explains how he volunteered for the military. He discusses the induction process. He recites his serial number. He talks about his interactions with his brother who also volunteered for military service. He discusses his voyage to the Mainland. He explains how he communicated with his family while he was on the Mainland. He describes his journey to Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He talks about being assigned to I Company. He explains his role as the leader of his squad. He discusses physical fitness and his basic training. Miyashiro lists his military leadership. He describes the discrimination he witnessed in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He talks about his relationship with Mainland soldiers. He discusses the forced removal of Japanese Americans. He talks about racism in America. He explains how he prepared to go overseas. He describes his journey to Europe.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:02

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0544_02_Miyashiro

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/544-Miyashiro-George-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 27

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Miyashiro, George: narrator et al., “George Miyashiro oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 18, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051272.