Gary Uchida oral history interview, part 2 of 4, April 1, 2003

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Description

Uchida describes walking to and from school through the mountainous terrain where he lived. An avid surfer, he describes building his own surfboard out of inferior materials for lack of balsa wood. Later, he describes his role in the popular Halekulani Hotel luaus, befriending the hotel's rich clientele, and meeting his wife. He then describes the attack on Pearl Harbor and its aftermath which included his forced disarmament and transport to the Mainland due to Japanese American soldiers' suspected disloyalty to the United States. He describes being required to pull the shades down on the train windows to disguise the identity of its passengers from the public.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:10

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0338_02_Uchida

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/338-Uchida-Gary-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1914 Mar 15

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Uchida, Gary: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Gary Uchida oral history interview, part 2 of 4, April 1, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053404.