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Mitsuki Matsunaga oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 7, 2007
To begin the interview, Matsunaga speaks about his family background, which included his father, mother and eight siblings. Growing up in Hawaii, he would go to school until 9th grade, at which time, the family purchased the dairy farm they were working on and Matsunaga left school to help full time. Next, he talks about his schooling, golfing and holidays while growing up. While working on the dairy farm, he learned about the Pearl Harbor attacks and was quickly drafted into the Army.
Oral History Item Type Metadata
Date of Birth
1917 Jan 19
Location of Birth
War or Conflict
Branch of Service
Unit of Service
Matsunaga, Mitsuki: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mitsuki Matsunaga oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 7, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 3, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052386.