Jimmy Makino oral history interview, part 6 of 6, September 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Makino talks about moving back to the west coast; his post-war employment; experiences with discrimination; and shooting at the enemy during the war. He then talks about his post-war home, meeting his wife, adopting a daughter, and discusses his grandchildren. Next, Makino talks about his decorations including receiving a Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Bronze Star. Next, Makino talks about his involvement with veterans organizations; talks about the comparisons between Pearl Harbor and 9/11; provides a message to future generations; and provides some thoughts about the war, incarceration, the importance of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and “no-no boys”. Lastly, Makino shows and describes some pictures, a Go for Broke song sheet music; and shows his dog tags and a ring that was made from a 50 cent piece.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:43

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0203_06_Makino

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/203-Makino-Jim-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Feb 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Makino, Jimmy: narrator, Tanaka, Diane: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jimmy Makino oral history interview, part 6 of 6, September 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052168.