Nobo "Nob" Ikuta oral history interview, part 4 of 5, November 23, 2003

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Description

Ikuta talks about his funniest wartime experience at Camp Savage, as well as his worst wartime memory of being taken into protective custody. He then talks about Army friendships; his experiences at the end of the war; returning to the United States and building a house in the Los Angeles area; and his post-war landscaping business. He then talks about working as a landscaper for UCLA, retiring, meeting his wife, and discusses his children. Lastly, Ikuta talks about his post-war trips to Europe which included visiting past battlefields; and discusses how Nisei military service helped the Japanese community.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:28

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0401_04_Ikuta

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/401-Ikuta-Nobo-4.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 4 of 5, November 23, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 1, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050063.