Nobo "Nob" Ikuta oral history interview, part 3 of 5, November 23, 2003

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Description

Ikuta talks about some of his Army experiences including his serial number, money he made, encounters with Italian civilians, and his assignment delivering rations. He also talks about Army food, his knowledge of Italian phrases, discusses his T/4 rank, talks about his thoughts regarding joining the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and discusses his relationship with other Nisei soldiers. Next, Ikuta talks about pidgin English, traveling overseas, eating SPAM, arriving in Europe, and his combat experiences while delivering rations. Lastly, Ikuta talks about the aftermath of the Lost Battalion rescue, discusses soldiers killed in action, and talks about 442nd reunions.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:22

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0401_03_Ikuta

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/401-Ikuta-Nobo-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Apr 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ikuta, Nobo: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Nobo "Nob" Ikuta oral history interview, part 3 of 5, November 23, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050062.