Herbert Yanamura oral history interview, part 1 of 2, November 2, 2009

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In the first part of Herbert Yanamura's interview, he talks about growing up as a Nisei in the farming community of Kona, Hawaii, his father's emphasis on learning the Japanese language, and his pre-war life. Yanamura also recounts the bombing of Pearl Harbor and how it affected his life as a high school student. He shares how he volunteered for the 442 and his experiences with basic training and MIS training. Finally, he tells us of his work translating documents and interrogating prisoners, as well as his experiences as the American soldiers invaded and moved through the island of Okinawa.

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video/m4v

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02:03:40

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MISH_Yanamura-1

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Yes

Citation

Yanamura, Herbert: narrator et al., “Herbert Yanamura oral history interview, part 1 of 2, November 2, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056042.