Kenso Miyamoto oral history interview, part 5 of 5, April 28, 2002

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Description

Miyamoto describes learning about the War's end while in Italy when a military aircraft dropped leaflets on his Jeep convoy. He then recounts searching and dispossessing the many German Prisoners of War and waiting for a long time to leave Europe for the U.S. Mainland. When he returns to California, he rejoined the Cortez Growers' Association as a manager of a farm that grew peaches, grapes, and almonds. The interview concludes with a description of his wife and children before sharing final thoughts about the Nisei participation in the Second World War

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video/m4v

Extent

0:19:07

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0276_05_Miyamoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/276-Miyamoto-Kenso-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Apr 11

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Miyamoto, Kenso: narrator, Shoho, Stephanie: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kenso Miyamoto oral history interview, part 5 of 5, April 28, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 4, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052900.