Mitsugi Kamemoto oral history interview, part 1 of 3, January 16, 2009

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Kamemoto talks about his father and the reasons why he immigrated to the United States; discusses his mother; and talks about visiting his relatives in Japan during his leave from the United States Army, as well as his post-war visits. He then talks about his experiences in Japan which included riding the train, interactions with civilians, clothing worn by Japanese citizens, his relatives' homes, and visiting friends. Next, Kamemoto talks about his childhood and discusses languages spoken at home, values he learned, Japanese customs, and his experiences attending Japanese language school. Lastly, Kamemoto talks about attending Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS) and attending public school; playing sports; describes his childhood home and time spent on a plantation field; discusses his parents' thougths regarding Japan; talks about attending University of Hawaii; and discusses his experiences with discrimination.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

1:03:22

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2009OH0962_01_Kamemoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/962-Kamemoto-Mitsugi-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Jun 14

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Kamemoto, Mitsugi: narrator et al., “Mitsugi Kamemoto oral history interview, part 1 of 3, January 16, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055597.