Arthur Nishimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 7, September 28, 2005

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Nishimoto discusses facing discrimination when in the South, taking leave in Mississippi and seeing all the segregation between white and colored. Next, he talks about his decision to join the Army, volunteering with friends, not even telling his parents until after he had joined. He would get on the SS Lurline and head to the mainland, seeing first the Golden Gate Bridge and then going through Salt Lake City before going south to Mississippi. Next, he discusses his time at Camp Shelby, getting a rank of sergeant and the influences throughout his life that prepared him for the Army.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:52

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0612_03_Nishimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/612-Nishimoto-Arthur-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Aug 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nishimoto, Arthur: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Arthur Nishimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 7, September 28, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 28, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051679.