Akira Ishikawa oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 21, 2006

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Description

Akira Ishikawa discusses his prefecture origin and his nickname "Jockey". His nickname comes from the love of horses and horse racing. Ishikawa recalls the Pearl Harbor attack, being drafted, and going overseas. He also shares his wartime experience in Italy.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:56:11

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0654_01_Ishikawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/654-Ishikawa-Akira-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 May 15

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ishikawa, Akira: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Akira Ishikawa oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 17, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051962.