Fred Ida oral history interview, part 3 of 8, September 29, 2003

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Description

Ida talks more about his high school education at Mid-Pacific Institute in Hawaii, where he would play tennis and baseball. After graduation, he would work for the St. Louis Club until the attacks on Pearl Harbor occurred. He talks about seeing buildings on fire and that being his first indication that the war had begun for the United States. Next, he talks about the Varsity Victory Volunteers and being taken in by the FBI. After speaking with Captain Jack Burns, he would volunteer for the Army in order to avoid any problems with the FBI.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:48

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0237R_03_Ida

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/237R-Ida-Fred-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ida, Fred: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Ida oral history interview, part 3 of 8, September 29, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052425.