Seiki Oshiro oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 7, 2010

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Oshiro continues speaking on his time in occupied Japan and the language training that he received once he arrived there. He talks about the conditions of the Japanese civilians and the struggles that they faced on a daily basis. He talks about the black market and the honey wagons and compares it to the harsh times he lived with growing up in Hawaii. Next, he would head to Saitama to begin his assignment with the Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC), interpreting, ration running and being a courier. He talks about a couple of experiences he had while in the CIC and what Japan was like during the occupation. He also talks about the beginning of the industrial age in Japan and the scrappiness that the civilians survived by.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:57:12

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2010OH0577A_02_Oshiro

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/577A-Oshiro-Seiki-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1928 May 09

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Citation

Oshiro, Seiki: narrator et al., “Seiki Oshiro oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 7, 2010,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051470.