Manabu Bruce Kusunoki oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 28, 2009

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Description

Kusunoki and the interviewer's introduce themselves. Kusunoki talks about his parents. He discusses what his father did for work. He describes his siblings. He talks about Japanese language school. He discusses his family's desire to return to Japan. He explains his Japanese American identity. He describes his Issei parents and their cultural identity. He explains how he planned to have a successful future. He talks about his friendships. He describes the family farm. He shares his aspirations as a child. He explains the extent to which he understood Japanese. He talks about the Japanese community in his town. He discusses his interactions with other ethnic communities. He describes his religious upbringing. He talks about his childhood mentors. He describes the agricultural community he grew up in. Kusunoki discusses the treatment of the Japanese American community. He briefly talks about sake. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He shares his knowledge of the United States and Japan relationship.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

1:03:20

Language

Identifier

2009OH0972_01_Kusunoki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/972-Kusunoki-Manabu-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Apr 11

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Kusunoki, Manabu Bruce: narrator et al., “Manabu Bruce Kusunoki oral history interview, part 1 of 3, March 28, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055567.