Turk Tokita oral history interview, part 2 of 7, June 8, 1999

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Description

He talks about his employment ventures after high school. He discusses his work for a church. He explains why a reverend was arrested. He describes volunteering for the military. He talks about being a part of the labor battalion. He discusses being a driver for a captain. Tokita describes a military furlough. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He talks about volunteering for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He discusses his friends and family's military service. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He shares his family's reactions to his enlistment. He talks about the formation of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He discusses his brother. He describes Camp Shelby. He talks about his assignment to H Company.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:39

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Identifier

1999OH0057_02_Tokita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/057-Tokita-Turk-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 May 25

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Tokita, Turk: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Turk Tokita oral history interview, part 2 of 7, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050206.