Jun Shiosaki oral history interview, part 1 of 2, June 25, 2008

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Description

Shiosaki begins the interview giving an introduction of himself and his family and how they came from Japan and ended up in Idaho. His father would work on the railroads and the family would live in railroad housing in Fort Hall and in Blackfoot. He talks about the living conditions, schooling and a general sense of what it was like to grow up in Idaho. Next, he talks about how he was listening to the radio during the attacks on Pearl Harbor, and his brother joining the Army right away, and his other brother being drafted shortly after. He would work for a short time after high school until he too, was drafted into the Army. he would head to Camp Blanding to begin his basic training before being shipped out to Europe and arriving in Le Havre.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:57:15

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0885_01_Shiosaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/885-Shiosaki-Jun-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jun 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Shiosaki, Jun: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jun Shiosaki oral history interview, part 1 of 2, June 25, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055979.