Ronald Nishijima oral history interview, part 2 of 3, August 12, 2008

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Description

Nishijima discusses his experiences at Granada (Amache) incarceration camp including discussing his father's job; flags; school; recreational activities such as playing baseball and watching movies; and making mochi. He then talks about his father getting remarried, his art hobby, and discusses the end of World War Two. Next, Nishijima talks about moving to Salt Lake City after leaving Amache and discusses his experiences there including encountering discrimination. Nishijima also talks about his childhood and discusses attending school, friendships, and his baseball coach. Lastly, Nishijima talks about getting drafted and basic training around the end of the Korean War; his assignment in Germany in a tank battalion; getting injured; and returning home and getting discharged.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:56:36

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0909_02_Nishijima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/909-Nishijima-Ronald-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1933 Aug 04

Location of Birth

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nishijima, Ronald: narrator, Yuge, Tim: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Ronald Nishijima oral history interview, part 2 of 3, August 12, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056049.