Grant Hayao Ichikawa oral history interview, part 1 of 2, July 19, 2009

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Grant Hayao Ichikawa discusses his military duties during the occupation of Japan and the Nisei and Kibei contribution as translators. Ichikawa talks about General MacArthur's plan to rebuild Japan and keeping the Emperor of Japan safe. He feels the Japanese identity and values help interpreters to speak to Japanese during the occupation. Furthermore, he shares the most memorable memory during occupation.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:55:02

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Identifier

2009OH0851A_01_Ichikawa

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/851A-Ichikawa-Grant-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Apr 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

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Yes

Citation

Ichikawa, Grant Hayao: narrator et al., “Grant Hayao Ichikawa oral history interview, part 1 of 2, July 19, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1054904.