Harold Okumura oral history interview, part 2 of 2, February 27, 2011

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Dublin Core

Description

Okumura talks about his marriage that began before the war, and some of his experiences while in Okinawa. Next, he talks more about reconstruction of Japan, including improving housing systems. He discusses being sansei and how he considers himself to be part of nisei generation because that's what he grew up around. Next, he talks about what it was like growing up in Hilo, his grandparents and parent's background, and finally, his career work before and after the war.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:32:57

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2011OH1036_02_Okumura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/1036-Okamura-Harold-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Sep 01

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Okumura, Harold: narrator et al., “Harold Okumura oral history interview, part 2 of 2, February 27, 2011,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052538.