Turk Tokita oral history interview, part 3 of 7, June 8, 1999

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Description

Tokita talks about his rank. He continues to talk about being assigned to H Company. He describes Captain Keegan's leadership. He shares his impressions of Camp Shelby. He discusses his friendships with Mainland soldiers. He talks about USO shows. Tokita talks about the people of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He describes Earl Finch. He discusses his military training. He explains the role of H Company. He talks about his first time under enemy fire. He describes German weaponry. He discusses his first day in combat. He talks about the first casualties in his unit. Tokita describes the death of his lieutenant. He explains how his unit responded to the death of a lieutenant.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:12

Language

Identifier

1999OH0057_03_Tokita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/057-Tokita-Turk-3.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 3 of 7, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050207.