Fred Ida oral history interview, part 7 of 8, September 29, 2003

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Description

Ida talks about his time after the war and returning to the United States from Italy. He would first go to New York before getting stranded in Marysville, waiting for a strike to end so he could boat back to Hawaii. He would get back to Hawaii on Thanksgiving and move back into his home, hosting other Nisei soldiers that were waiting to be discharged. Next, he talks about life in Hawaii once returned, including going back to school and investing in an auto body shop. After that, he would work for Pacific Insurance Company. He also talks about his awards received during the war, including two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. After this, he talks about acts of heroism in the military and his family.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:36

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0237R_07_Ida

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/237R-Ida-Fred-7.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 7 of 8, September 29, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052429.