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Genro Kashiwa oral history interview, part 3 of 6, October 31, 2001
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Genro Kashiwa's father was interned, due to his stature in the Japanese community (as a Buddhist Priest and Japanese language school teacher), and taken to the Mainland. Genro describes his experience during basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. He talks about the conflicts that arose between the Hawaiian Nisei and the Mainland Nisei. After receiving basic training at Camp Shelby, he and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, L Company were shipped overseas to Italy.
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Kashiwa, Genro: narrator, Horsting, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Genro Kashiwa oral history interview, part 3 of 6, October 31, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 6, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/689.