Takeso "Tak" Shintaku oral history interview, part 3 of 4, November 23, 2003

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Description

Shintaku discusses his children, racism, and how time has change with the notion of Japanese culture and products. Shintaku witnesses racism in Denver and goes to Philadelphia. Shintaku's status of 4C is now change to 1A to join the army. He is in the enlisted reserve for the 442nd Regimental Combat team. He recalls basic training stories and discharge. He receives a conduct medal.

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2003OH0400_03_Shintaku

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/400-Shintaku-Takeso-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 May 21

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War or Conflict

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Entrance into Service

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Location of Basic Training

Citation

Shintaku, Takeso: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Takeso "Tak" Shintaku oral history interview, part 3 of 4, November 23, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050056.