Isamu Kawanishi oral history interview, part 1 of 3, July 14, 2007

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Description

Kawanishi begins the interview with an introduction and talking about his family that immigrated from Japan to Los Angeles. He would briefly go back to Japan and then return where he would fish with his father and get involved with various sports during school. While originally wanting to go to junior college, he would end up working as a truck driver and then volunteering for the Army. While completing his training at Fort Ord, the attacks on Pearl Harbor occurred and he would be transferred to a different section of the Army, which ended up being the 442nd Regiment. He would begin his training at Camo Shelby.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:57:19

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0788_01_Kawanishi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/788-Kawanishi-Sam-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Jun 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kawanishi, Isamu: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Isamu Kawanishi oral history interview, part 1 of 3, July 14, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053174.