George Oiye oral history interview, part 2 of 7, March 24, 2002

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Description

George Oiye describes experiences of discrimination, lack of personal relationships, and going to college. Next, he talks about community reactions to Pearl Harbor and the feelings about the west coast evacuation of Japanese Americans. Lastly, he describes being assigned to an all Japanese American unit in basic training, his wish to be transferred to the artillery battery, and then his military travel to Italy and his first combat experiences.

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video/m4v

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0:29:33

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2002OH0264_02_Oiye

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/264-Oiye-George-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 19

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Location of Basic Training

Citation

Oiye, George: narrator, Yahata, Craig: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Oiye oral history interview, part 2 of 7, March 24, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056146.