Thomas "Espy" Espineda oral history interview, part 2 of 6, January 30, 1999

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Description

Espineda continues to talk about his induction into the army. He describes Camp Shelby. He discusses segregated units. He describes his basic training. He talks about Hawaiian soldiers in his unit and the cultural diversity in the present day. Espineda describes his station in Virginia. He briefly discusses his furlough in New Orleans. He describes his journey to Europe and landing in Naples, Italy.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:13

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0040_02_Espineda

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/040-Espineda-Thomas-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Mar 24

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Espineda, Thomas: narrator, Kawata, Ian: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas "Espy" Espineda oral history interview, part 2 of 6, January 30, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050017.