Roy Fujiwara oral history interview, part 4 of 4, September 26, 2006

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Description

Roy Fujiwara talks about being hospitalized after his injury. He describes his medals and awards. He discusses his return to the United States. He talks about his hospitalization in Texas. He talks about being discharged. He describes the first time he met his wife. He discusses his marriage and children. Fujiwara talks about his religious upbringing. He talks about the 60th Anniversary of Liberation celebration. He describes his travels through Europe during World War Two. He explains why he did not keep a diary. He shares his son's perspective on American Concentration Camps. He talks about sharing war stories with other people. He talks about aging veterans. Fujiwara discusses his brothers death and his plans after his own death. He explains how soldiers killed overseas are buried. He talks about how the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Elks Club discriminated against Japanese Americans. He explains whether or not the 442nd Regimental Combat Team veterans are treated better than other veterans. He discusses the 442nd Regimental Combat Team reunions. He talks about what he did for work after World War Two. He shares his advice for future generations.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:42:01

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0729_04_Fujiwara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/729-Fujiwara-Roy-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Feb 15

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Fujiwara, Roy: narrator, Garvey, John: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Roy Fujiwara oral history interview, part 4 of 4, September 26, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051572.