Turk Tokita oral history interview, part 6 of 7, June 8, 1999

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Description

Tokita lists his medals and awards. He describes his experiences during the Champagne Campaign. He discusses leaving France. He talks about combat in Italy. He describes climbing a mountain and chasing German soldiers. He explains the circumstances of his injury. He talks about being a part of a military taskforce. Tokita discusses the end of World War Two and his journey home. He describes a military pass he had in Rome, Italy. He briefly talks about Camp Beale. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He explains how he re-adjusted to civilian life. He talks about his college studies and emergence into a photography career.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:59

Language

Identifier

1999OH0057_06_Tokita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/057-Tokita-Turk-6.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 6 of 7, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050210.