Makoto Unoura oral history interview, part 1 of 6, July 23, 2005

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Description

Unoura shares his parents backstories. He talks about the churches that his father started in Los Angeles, California. He discusses his knowledge of the Japanese language. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He briefly talks about high school and his family's trips to Little Tokyo. Unoura discusses the Concentration Camps that Japanese Americans were forced to move into during World War Two. He explains the enlistment process. He describes how he reunited with his family after their forced removal. He shares his impressions of St. Louis, Missouri. Unoura describes his journey to Camp Blanding after enlisting.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:01

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Identifier

2005OH0587_01_Unoura

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/587-Unoura-Makoto-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Mar 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

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Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Unoura, Makoto: narrator, Estano, Mike: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Makoto Unoura oral history interview, part 1 of 6, July 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051525.