Masao Akiyama oral history interview, part 2 of 6, September 17, 2005

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Description

Akiyama talks about encounters he had with Hawaiian soldiers, discusses Pidgin English, talks about how he learned about the [MIS], and discusses his experiences prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. He then talks about his whereabouts during Pearl Harbor as well as the aftermath of the attack; and his parents and brother's reactions to the attack. Next, Akiyama discusses learning about his siblings who were raised in Japan; talks about attending church and joining a basketball team; and discusses the curfew that was enforced after Pearl Harbor. Lastly, Akiyama provides some thoughts regarding forced removal; talks about having to leave belongings behind; and discusses the living conditions at Portland temporary detention facility.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:44

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0598_02_Akiyama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/598-Akiyama-Masao-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Nov 24

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Akiyama, Masao: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Masao Akiyama oral history interview, part 2 of 6, September 17, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051595.