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Hiroshi Kuida oral history interview, part 4 of 4, June 16, 2010
Kuida speaks about the end of the war in Europe, where he spent the last leg of the trip visiting Rome, attending courses at the University of Florence and guarding an ammunition depot. Next, they were sent back to the United States and he would get discharged at Camp Kilmer in New Jersey. A month later, he would be back in the classroom, finishing up his pre-med courses at the University of Utah, and then getting acceptance to begin his medical degree as well. After completing all his medical training and starting a family, he was able to head back to Utah to begin his career. Finally, he speaks about the need for Japanese Americans to remember their roots and take in stride all the culture that has been a part of their past.
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Kuida, Hiroshi: narrator, Sueki, Lisa: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Hiroshi Kuida oral history interview, part 4 of 4, June 16, 2010,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 26, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055759.