Mike Yoshio Kubota oral history interview, part 1 of 6, January 26, 2003

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Description

Kubota discusses his prefecture origin and his Issei parents coming to Hawaii from Japan. Kubota's Father is contact to work in Hawaii for a few months but ends up staying longer to pay off his Brother's debt. Kubota recalls his childhood and his siblings. One of the most important relationships for Kubota is with Ahsan, a Chinese man. This friendship lasts a life time until Kubota is discharge. During Kubota's childhood he attends Japanese Language School. In High School, Kubota takes college classes with the intention to attend college. However, Pearl Harbor is bombed and he joins the service.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:09

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0325_01_Kubota

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/325-Kubota-Mike-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Aug 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Kubota, Mike Yoshio: narrator, Yee, Marie: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mike Yoshio Kubota oral history interview, part 1 of 6, January 26, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053328.