Grant Hirabayashi oral history interview, part 1 of 6, June 26, 1999

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Hirabayashi recounts his early life being raised on a farm in Washington state and later attending school in Japan. Upon returning to the United States and joining the military, Hirabayashi dealt with the dichotomy of serving his country while the rest of his family's rights were being taken away. With the bombing of Pearl Harbor, discusses this difficult period, coupled with discrimination Nisei soldiers faced in the military.

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00:28:55

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1999OH0067_01_Hirabayashi

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http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/067-Hirabayashi-Grant-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Nov 09

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Citation

Hirabayashi, Grant: narrator, Yahata, Craig: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Grant Hirabayashi oral history interview, part 1 of 6, June 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/33.