Hisashi Kumagai oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 27, 2005

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Description

Kumagai talks about working at a farm full-time after graduating high school, and discusses his uncle who was in the Japanese Army. He then talks about his experiences with discrimination; and discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath including talking about being under a curfew, Executive Order 9066, and his experiences after his father was picked up by the FBI. Next, Kumagai talks about attending Army school and technical school in Minnesota; and working in welding and at at department store. Lastly, Kumagai talks about his thoughts regarding American citizenship and being Asian American; and discusses what it was like having to leave belongings behind after forced removal.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:38

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0582_02_Kumagai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/582-Kumagai-Hisashi-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Oct 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kumagai, Hisashi: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Hisashi Kumagai oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 27, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051497.