Harry "Rainbow" Tokashiki oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 28, 2003

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Dublin Core

Description

Tokashiki talks about his parents immigration to America. He discusses his parents launch into farming. He explains why his family moved to Honolulu. He describes his father's other careers. He briefly talks about high school and his involvement in sports activities. Tokashiki talks about deaths in his family. He explains how his father was injured. He describes what life was like before the Attack on Pearl Harbor. He also describes his siblings and their service records. He talks about his father's World War One military service as well. He discuses volunteering for the military and his experiences interacting with mainland soldiers. He talks about his participation in a glider campaign during World War Two and his experiences while at Camp Shelby.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:33

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0389_01_Tokashiki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/389-Tokashiki-Harry-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Dec 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tokashiki, Harry: narrator et al., “Harry "Rainbow" Tokashiki oral history interview, part 1 of 5, September 28, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049926.