Grant Hirabayashi oral history interview, part 5 of 6, June 26, 1999

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Hirabayashi discusses his time serving as an interrogator in Chongqing, China where he learned of the development of a Japanese atomic bomb. This portion contains thoughts on the dropping of both American atomic bombs on Japan and Hirabayashi's dealings with military personnel about intelligence on the Japanese bomb. Mr. Hirabayashi also discusses his time serving as an interpreter for the Japanese surrender and subsequent discharge from the military.

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video/m4v

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00:27:17

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1999OH0067_05_Hirabayashi

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http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/067-Hirabayashi-Grant-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Nov 09

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

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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 5 of 6, June 26, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/37.