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Matsuji Sakumoto oral history interview, part 3 of 8, April 18, 2004
In this segment, Matsuji "Mut" Sakumoto begins by discussing his favorite school subjects before elaborating on his interest in history, and specifically military history. He then recalls visiting Gettysburg while stationed on the East coast and how much that resonated with him. Sakumoto also recalls his whereabouts around the time of the Pearl Harbor attack. He proceeds to talk about the chain of events that led to him enlisting in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and shipping out to go overseas.
Sakumoto, Matsuji: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Matsuji Sakumoto oral history interview, part 3 of 8, April 18, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 23, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/564.