Kadsuo Nishijima oral history interview, part 1 of 2, August 13, 2008

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Description

Nishijima discusses his parent immigration from Japan to the United States. He moves to Japan to live with his Uncle when his Father passes away. He attends school and works on a silk worm farm. In his later teenage years, Nishijima returns back to the United States, gets married and has children. He recalls later in his marriage, his wife leaves him and their children. When Pearl Harbor is bombed, Nishijima's family goes to Santa Anita Temporary Detention Center.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:56:26

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0912_01_Nishijima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/912-Nishijima-Harry-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1910 May 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Nishijima, Kadsuo: narrator, Yuge, Tim: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kadsuo Nishijima oral history interview, part 1 of 2, August 13, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056056.