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

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Kazumura talks about his hosptial visit after he drank gasoline by accident; discusses getting new boots; talks about his Army friendships; talks about how he helped save a wounded soldier; and discusses his combat experiences at Hill 140. Next, Kazumura talks about receiving the Bronze Star; his relationship with Lieutenant [Burns]; tells a story regarding a fellow soldier's supply detail; and talks about the end of the war. Kazumura also talks about returning to the United States; discusses his wife and children; talks about moving to Seattle; discusses the achievements of Nisei veterans; and provides some thoughts regarding citizenship and his Army service. Lastly, Kazumura provides a message to future generations; discusses his post-war employment and schooling; talks about his favorite airplane while working at Boeing; and shows a picture of himself with Lieutenant [Burns] that was taken at Camp Shelby for an issue of the Stars and Stripes newspaper.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:58:19

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0832_03_Kazumura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/832-Kazumura-Larry-3.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 3 of 3, November 17, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053583.