Tomio "Tony" Nakayama oral history interview, part 2 of 5, June 28, 2003

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Dublin Core

Description

Nakayama talks about school, discusses his favorite subjects, talks about life prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the restrictions he encountered after the attack. He also talks about his family's experiences after Executive Order 9066 including forced removal to Tanforan temporary detention facility and the living conditions there; and discusses having to leave belonging behind. He then talks about his experiences at Topaz Concentration Camp, going to Provo to farm, discusses the loyalty questionnaire, and talks about his brother's military service. Lastly, Nakayama discusses getting drafted, his experiences while living in New York City, and traveling to basic training at Camp Blanding.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:00

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0361_02_Nakayama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/361-Nakayama-Tony-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Mar 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nakayama, Tomio: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tomio "Tony" Nakayama oral history interview, part 2 of 5, June 28, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049710.