Ramsay Hishinuma oral history interview, part 1 of 3, October 11, 2010

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Description

Hishinuma talks about his birthplace in Oahu, Hawaii. He explains how he got his name. He describes his family's poverty. He discusses his life on a plantation. He talks about his father's early life. He describes the Concentration Camps built for Japanese Americans. He describes when his father was arrested by the FBI. He talks about his family's lives after his father's arrest. He describes visitations with his father. He discusses the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He talks about volunteering for the military. Hishinuma describes his experiences in Japanese language school. He briefly discusses his induction into the military. He talks about his time at Fort McClellan. He describes the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. He discusses his experiences with discrimination. He shares his father's thoughts on the Attack on Pearl Harbor. He talks about his family in Japan. He talks about investigating the reasons for his father's arrest. He describes the Japanese language. He discusses his father's immigration. He talks about his Issei parents.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:50:36

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2010OH1017_01_Hishinuma

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/1017-Hishinuma-Ramsay-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Jul 13

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Hishinuma, Ramsay: narrator et al., “Ramsay Hishinuma oral history interview, part 1 of 3, October 11, 2010,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052448.