Takashi Matsui oral history interview, part 5 of 6, September 1, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Matsui continues stories from occupied Japan, including talking with desperate civilians trying to sell things on the black market. He would also help with the war crimes trials as an investigator with the 8th Army Judge Advocate section. His assignment would be to get statements from various witnesses as a part of the defense. He talks more about the trials, ending up working on around 25 different cases during his time there. Next, he talks about visiting his parents that were living in Kyushu during one of his furloughs and what it was like to see them and hear about news of other family members. He would then return to the United States, where he would go back to college and end up working for Mitsubishi as a deputy branch manager.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:48

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0199_05_Matsui

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/199-Matsui-Tak-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Jan 20

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Matsui, Takashi: narrator, Okinaka, Bobby: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Takashi Matsui oral history interview, part 5 of 6, September 1, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052153.