James Robinson, Jr. oral history interview, part 1 of 4, September 26, 2005

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Description

Robinson Jr. and the interviewers introduce themselves. Robinson shares stories from the front lines. He talks about his parents. He describes his early life in Maine. He discusses his childhood education. He talks about his work on his family farm. He describes his involvement in hunting and sports. He discusses his family history. He shares his childhood aspirations. He talks about his studies at Boston University. He describes his relationship with his wife. He discusses the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. Robinson talks about volunteering for the military and basic training. He discusses his friendships.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0605_01_Robinson

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/605-Robinson-James-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Jun 01

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Unit of Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Robinson, Jr., James: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “James Robinson, Jr. oral history interview, part 1 of 4, September 26, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051640.