Thomas Fujii oral history interview, part 2 of 4, September 10, 2008

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Description

Fujii talks about the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He describes his lifelong friendships. He discusses his penmanship. He explains how his family prepared their property for their forced removal. He talks about resuming his education while living at a labor camp. He discusses what he did in his leisure time. He describes his life at a USDA labor camp. He talks about the living conditions at Minidoka. Fujii discusses his return to high school after World War Two. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He discusses his life after high school. He describes his employment after college. He talks about going to signal school while in the military. He explains why he left college to enlist. He discusses his induction. He describes his time at Camp Stoneman. He talks about his journey to Schofield Barracks. Fujii discusses Schofield Barracks. He talks about a military leave in Hawaii. He describes meeting a Wahiawan while overseas.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:57:28

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Identifier

2008OH0934_02_Fujii

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/934-Fujii-Thomas-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1929 Feb 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Fujii, Thomas: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas Fujii oral history interview, part 2 of 4, September 10, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055489.