Mitsuo Hamasu oral history interview, part 4 of 4, October 23, 2005

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Description

Hamasu discusses his reasons for re-enlisting for the Army, attending radio repair school, and his assignments during the Korean War as a chief radio repairman for the 5th Regimental Combat Team. Hamasu also talks about what Korea was like when he was there, returning to Hawaii, and his assignments as a radio repairman as part of the 17th signal battalion. Next, Hamasu talks about his worst and most memorable war experiences; and discusses his family’s thoughts regarding his military service and Nisei soldiers’ treatment during the war. Lastly, Hamasu discusses his wife and children; Japanese values and morals; a family reunion; and provides some advice for future generations.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:21:33

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0628_04_Hamasu

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/628-Hamasu-Mitsuo-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jun 23

Location of Birth

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Hamasu, Mitsuo: narrator, Toguchi, Tracy: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mitsuo Hamasu oral history interview, part 4 of 4, October 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 22, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051752.