Charles Moriyama oral history interview, part 1 of 2, February 23, 2011

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Description

Moriyama and the interviewers introduce themselves. Moriyama talks about the surrender of Japan. He describes his experience in Military Intelligence Service Language School and Japanese language school. He discusses the languages that were spoken in his home. He explains why he volunteered for the military. He talks about his time in the Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC). He describes a stay in a Japanese hotel. He discusses Korean Nationals living in Japan. He describes monitoring dignitaries. He explains the extent to which their were rumors about the military occupation. He talks about his interactions with dignitaries and civilians. Moriyama describes the suffering of civilians in Japan. He explains his reliance on police to keep order. He discusses the segments of his team and his field office. He briefly talks about the secret police. He shares his teams plans in case of an uprising. He describes his unit's headquarters. He discusses his standards of living.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:55:57

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2011OH1031_01_Moriyama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/1031-Moriyama-Charles-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Jul 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Campaigns/Battles

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Yes

Citation

Moriyama, Charles: narrator et al., “Charles Moriyama oral history interview, part 1 of 2, February 23, 2011,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052525.