Larry Kazumura oral history interview, part 2 of 3, November 17, 2007

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Description

Kazumura discusses the reasons for changing his name; his employment at Pearl Harbor including his duties as a heavy equipment mechanic; and discusses his experiences during the attack on Pearl Harbor which included describing the airplanes he saw and his attempt to rescue sailors. He then talks about his nickname; volunteering for the Army; his messenger duties during his service; induction; and first experiences on the United States mainland. Next, Kazumura talks about traveling by train to Camp Shelby; discusses his uniform and shoes; talks about his interactions with Earl Finch; and discusses basic training. Lastly, Kazumura talks about his fellow squad members; discusses soldiers killed in action; talks about his hospital visit for drinking gasoline; and discusses traveling to Europe.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:57:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0832_02_Kazumura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/832-Kazumura-Larry-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Nov 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kazumura, Larry: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Larry Kazumura oral history interview, part 2 of 3, November 17, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053582.