George Yoshihara oral history interview, part 7 of 7, April 21, 2002

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Description

Yoshihara talks about his involvement with the 100th/442nd Veterans Association and discusses the proposal for a monument; duties during his tenure as president of the association; and tells a story regarding the donation of a sculpture and the sculptor's experiences in the military during the European Theater Campaign. He then talks about suffering a stroke and his recovery; his thoughts regarding military service and Japanese American incarceration; his experiences visiting Daniel Inouye's office; and talks about discussing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team with his relatives in Japan. Lastly, Yoshihara provides a message to future generations regarding the 442nd legacy; discusses values growing up; and reads a copy of a speech given at a ceremony while receiving his high school diploma.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:30:08

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Identifier

2002OH0273_07_Yoshihara

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/273-Yoshihara-George-7.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Sep 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

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Yes

Citation

Yoshihara, George: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Yoshihara oral history interview, part 7 of 7, April 21, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052886.