Harry Kubo oral history interview, part 2 of 6, January 26, 2003

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Dublin Core

Description

Kubo talks about his whereabouts during the attacks on Pearl Harbor, coming home from work and soon after, reporting to the draft board for induction. He would join the Army, and begin learning the general orders, heading to Camp Robinson in Arkansas for basic training. He talks about seeing prejudice in the South and being forced to sit at the front of the bus. After this, he would be sent to Camp Savage to join the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) and take Japanese language courses. There he would meet Major Aiso, talking about his elegance and the ease of the courses as he was a kibei.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:06

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0326_02_Kubo

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/326-Kubo-Harry-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Apr 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kubo, Harry: narrator, Dojiri, Michelle: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harry Kubo oral history interview, part 2 of 6, January 26, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053335.