John Ushijima oral history interview, part 4 of 7, March 21, 2005

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Description

Ushijima talks about a social dance that he attended while on base. He discusses his basic training. He describes a visits he made to Rohwer Concentration Camp. He talks about a USO performer named Yuri Kochiyama. He discusses Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He briefly talks about Earl Finch. He describes fights between soldiers and racial tensions in the south. He lists the different segments of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He talks about his assignment to Cannon Company. He explains the purpose of Cannon Company. He also explains how he prepared for shipping orders. Ushijima describes his journey to Europe. He discusses landing in Naples. Italy. He talks about the black markets.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:05

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0550_04_Ushijima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/550-Ushijima-John-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Mar 13

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Ushijima, John: narrator et al., “John Ushijima oral history interview, part 4 of 7, March 21, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 22, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051322.