Shigeyoshi Tom Takata oral history interview, part 3 of 5, March 20, 2004

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Description

Takata discusses his military duties while he was on base. He describes Tule Lake and Amache Concentration Camps. He talks about joining the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He reflects on the Senninbari that his family gave to him before he went overseas. Takata discusses his journey to Europe and arrival in Naples, Italy. He talks about his time with Baker company and E company. He describes one of his commanding officers leadership styles. Takata also describes his first day of combat.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:53

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0420_03_Takata

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/420-Takata-Tom-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jun 01

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Takata, Shigeyoshi: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shigeyoshi Tom Takata oral history interview, part 3 of 5, March 20, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050244.