Stanley Serikaku oral history interview, part 1 of 5, June 29, 2002

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Serikaku begins by discussing his early life living in Libertyville, Hawaii in Oahu (present day Kahaluu). He speaks about his parents background and their thoughts on American loyalty even before Pearl Harbor. Next, he talks about his experiences during the Pearl Harbor attacks while at the University of Hawaii and trying to volunteer for the war. Finally, he touches on finally being able to enlist into the Army and sailing into mainland America, ending up at Camp Shelby in Mississippi.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:23

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0290_01_Serikaku

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/290-Serikaku-Stan-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Serikaku, Stanley: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Stanley Serikaku oral history interview, part 1 of 5, June 29, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052993.