Yoshio Anzai oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 31, 2001

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Description

Anzai discusses growing up in Maui, before relocating to Japan with his mother and siblings when he was five years old. Anzai talks about his experiences traveling to Japan, learning Japanese, going to school in Japan, watching samurai movies, and corresponding with his father via letters. Anzai also details about how his mother passed away, being raised by his grandparents, and working on their rice farm before going back to Hawaii. Lastly, Anzai discusses religion, getting drafted, and his assignment in Maui with the National Guard before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:29:27

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0212_01_Anzai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/212-Anzai-Yoshio-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Jan 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Anzai, Yoshio: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Yoshio Anzai oral history interview, part 1 of 4, October 31, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052213.