Masaru Ishida oral history interview, part 2 of 5, June 29, 2002

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Description

Ishida discusses traveling to Tanforan temporary detention facility and Topaz Concentration Camp; the security at Tanforan and Topaz; and his experiences at Topaz including living conditions, recreational activities, and Kibei. He then talks about the loyalty questionnaire; getting drafted; his employment at a war plant in Cleveland; and correspondence with his family while in Ohio. Next, Ishida talks about traveling to Camp Shelby and his experiences there; discusses his relationship with Hawaiian soldiers; and talks about going back to Topaz while on furlough. Lastly, Ishida discusses getting wounded while overseas; and basic training.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:34

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0291_02_Ishida

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/291-Ishida-Masaru-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Aug 11

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ishida, Masaru: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Masaru Ishida oral history interview, part 2 of 5, June 29, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052999.