Daniel K. Inouye Congressional

Interview with Hiroshi Arisumi

Interview with Hiroshi Arisumi, who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team with Senator Inouye. This interview was recorded on October 2, 2015 for the Daniel K. Inouye Oral History Project. Topics include growing up on Maui, how his carpentry led to volunteering to be an engineer in the 442nd Battalion, crafting bridges and working with mines in Europe, rescuing the lost Battalion, becoming familiar with Senator Inouye through veteran's events after the war, and the creation of the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center on Maui. Interview conducted at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center Kahului, Hawaiʻi.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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