Yeiki Kobashigawa oral history interview, part 1 of 4, June 12, 2000

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Description

Mr. Kobashigawa introduces himself and talks about his family and childhood. He grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii, his father worked as a truck farmer, and Mr. Kobashigawa played baseball throughout his youth. Forced to drop out of school at a young age to help support his family, Mr. Kobashigawa was drafted into the Army before the Pearl Harbor attack. Mr. Kobashigawa goes on to describe the Pearl Harbor attack and his subsequent shipment to the mainland where he trained at Camp McCoy and Camp Shelby.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:26:49

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Date

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2000OH0124_01_Kobashigawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/124-Kobashigawa-Yeiki-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Sep 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Citation

Kobashigawa, Yeiki: narrator, Hashisaka, Ann: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Yeiki Kobashigawa oral history interview, part 1 of 4, June 12, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055698.