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

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Description

Tokita explains how he met his wife. He talks about his marriage and children. He explains the extent to which he has shared his war stories with family. He shares his motivations for serving in the military. He leaves a message for future generations. He explains his emergence into politics. He describes how he helped fight for Hawaiian statehood. Tokita discusses former Governor Burns. He talks about running political campaigns. He talks about a monument to the Nisei soldiers.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:12:24

Language

Identifier

1999OH0057_07_Tokita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/057-Tokita-Turk-7.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 7 of 7, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050211.