Henry Inouye oral history interview, part 3 of 5, January 25, 2003

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Description

Inouye continues to talk about how his family was forced to move to Colorado after the Attack on Pearl Harbor. He talks about his plans after high school that were interrupted by the draft. Inouye discusses the discrimination Japanese Americans faced and his Japanese American identity. He describes the induction and basic training process. He explains how he joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He talks about discrimination against African Americans in the south. Inouye describes his relationships with other soldiers. He goes on to talk about his journey to Europe.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:52

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0319_03_Inouye

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/319-Inouye-Henry-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Dec 24

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Inouye, Henry: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Henry Inouye oral history interview, part 3 of 5, January 25, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053313.