Sam Mitsui oral history interview, part 3 of 4, July 26, 2003

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Description

Mr. Mitsui describes his time serving in occupied Japan, talking about the living conditions in Japan after the war, traveling through the country, and some of the duties the Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) were assigned in Japan. Mr. Mitsui also discusses his struggle with acceptance as a Japanese-American and how being honored as a Nisei veteran at a Pearl Harbor memorial changed his outlook. Mr. Mitsui concludes by speaking about his life after his military service including his attending the University of Washington, working for Boeing, competing in the Iron Man Triathlon, and his fundraising endeavor "Walk for Rice".

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video/m4v

Extent

00:29:07

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0366_03_Mitsui

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/366-Mitsui-Sam-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Jul 24

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Citation

Mitsui, Sam: narrator, Okinaka, Bob: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Sam Mitsui oral history interview, part 3 of 4, July 26, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056101.