Albert Yamamoto oral history interview, part 3 of 4, June 9, 2010

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Description

Yamamoto talks about the bombing of his village in Matsuyama, Japan . He discusses his school's move to another location because of the bombing. He describes what it was like to be class president. He talks about continuing his studies despite the bombing. He discusses how he got meals after the bombing. He talks about the Attack on Pearl Harbor. He describes the bombing of Hiroshima. Yamamoto discusses Japan's loss of World War Two. He briefly talks about Japan's surrender. He describes his interactions with Japanese nationals and civilians. He talks about his first interpretation assignment when he was still a child. He discusses his middle school graduation. He explains his friendship with a noble. He describes the military service of Akiyama Yoshifura. He talks about Yoshifura's brother. He shares the legacy of Yoshifura. He discusses his report card. He describes life in Japan after World War Two.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:53:48

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2010OH1008_03_Yamamoto

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Date of Birth

1927 Apr 16

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Yes

Citation

Yamamoto, Albert: narrator et al., “Albert Yamamoto oral history interview, part 3 of 4, June 9, 2010,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055751.