Shigeo Yokote oral history interview, part 3 of 6, March 20, 2004

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Description

Yokote talks about his musical background, getting a trombone at a young age and learning the importance and discipline of instruments. He then begins to talk about his time at basic training at Camp Blanding and the unit that he was a part of. While in France, he would end up getting a tryout for the 206th Army Ground Force Band and joining them playing the trombone. He then goes back and talks about his whereabouts when first hearing of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, taking night classes for aircraft wiring. He talks about his reactions to the attacks and then being drafted into the Army.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:30:08

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0419_03_Yokote

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/419-Yokote-Shigeo-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Dec 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yokote, Shigeo: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shigeo Yokote oral history interview, part 3 of 6, March 20, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050214.