Nash Tahara oral history interview, part 2 of 6, February 29, 2004

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Description

Tahara discusses his father's incarceration at Sand Island and the living conditions that he had to deal with there. Next, he talks about his induction into the Army and the processes of getting uniforms and equipment at Schofield Barracks. Following that, they would be shipped to the mainland, landing in San Francisco before being sent over to Camp Shelby in Mississippi, getting seasick and passing under the Golden Gate Bridge in the meantime. When arriving at Camp Shelby, they would immediately see the segregation of the South. He would begin his training and be assigned to the 442nd with Company C. He also talks about the Hawaiian soldiers and their acclimating to the mainland culture and language.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:24

Language

Identifier

2004OH0409_02_Tahara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/409-Tahara-Nash-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Mar 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tahara, Nash: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Nash Tahara oral history interview, part 2 of 6, February 29, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed February 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050138.