Francis Masateru Fukuhara oral history interview, part 4 of 4, November 17, 2007

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Description

Fukuhara would finish up his assignments in Japan, working in Kumamoto and befriending the Yakuza. However, before heading back home, he decided to go AWOL and see other parts of Japan while he was there. He would end up seeing his father and mother's families that were living in the Hikone area. He would also be able to see the devastation of Hiroshima while heading back to the mainland. He would be discharged at Fort Lewis in Washington and begin his career, first trying out fisheries. He would go back to college to complete his degree and ended up going back for his PhD. He would continue with fisheries before working at the University of Washington. After this, he would retire and spend time golfing and painting. Next, he talks about his family, including marriage, children and grandchildren. Finally, he gives a message for future generations.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:59:25

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0830_04_Fukuhara

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/830-Fukuhara-Mas-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Jan 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Fukuhara, Francis Masateru: narrator, Yuge, Tim: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Francis Masateru Fukuhara oral history interview, part 4 of 4, November 17, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053577.