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Oral history interview with Tadashi Matsumoto

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1100 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1100

Tadashi Matsumoto describes his childhood in Hawaii; his desire to demonstrate his loyalty to the United States by joining the army in 1943; going to basic training at Camp Shelworth in Mississippi and his encounters with segregation in the American South; his experiences overseas, including the campaign through Italy and Southern France; and the inmates of Dachau and his sudden realization that concentration camps existed.

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Interviewee
Tadashi Matsumoto
Interviewer
Anne Feibelman
Date
interview:  1991 October 25
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:37:25
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