Theodore "Ted" Mitsumori oral history interview, part 1 of 1

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Description

Theodore "Ted" Mitsumori describes his family life growing up in Hawaii and his eventual employment driving a taxi in the Pearl Harbor area. Mitsumori shares his first-hand experience of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while ferrying civilians, women, and children to safety during the event. He also recounts his time as a merchant marine, joining the Army, and role in the invasion of Okinawa. Finally, Mitsumori describes his service in Occupied Japan post-war in the CIC, switching military branches, and eventual retirement to Hawaii.

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video/m4v

Extent

01:33:00

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

MISH_Mitsumori

Citation

Mitsumori, Theodore: narrator, Shiroue, Yoshinobu: interviewer, and Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii: publisher, “Theodore "Ted" Mitsumori oral history interview, part 1 of 1,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055426.