William Nishimura oral history interview, part 2 of 2, November 9, 2009

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Description

Nishimura discusses his free time, visiting relatives, and contact with Japanese citizens. He discloses why Japan lost the war with the United States and the objective of the bomb survey team. He contributes the success of occupation to the Kibei. Also he recalls facing discrimination in the military and post-war. After discharge he works for the Seattle Housing Authority and is one of 31 individuals to receive the Distinguished Executive Awards from President Ronald Reagan.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:35:34

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2009OH0985_02_Nishimura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/985-Nishimura-Bill-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Jul 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Nishimura, William: narrator et al., “William Nishimura oral history interview, part 2 of 2, November 9, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055653.