Kune Hisatomi oral history interview, part 6 of 6, January 13, 2002

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Description

Hisatomi explains how he felt about replacement soldiers. He describes his experiences with discrimination when he returned to the United States. He talks about his military decorations. He recollects what living conditions were like in the military. He continues to talk about his wife's life and career. Hisatomi discusses his first job after he returned from Europe. He talks about his farm work after the war. He explains why he moved to Los Angeles, California. He talks about his investments, including those in income properties. He briefly talks about his father. Hisatomi describes the contributions of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He talks about the Nisei legacy and the extent to which he has shared his war stories with family. He reveals what his nickname is.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:18

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Identifier

2002OH0223_06_Hisatomi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/223-Hisatomi-Kune-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Nov 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hisatomi, Kune: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kune Hisatomi oral history interview, part 6 of 6, January 13, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 2, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052309.