Thomas Tanaka oral history interview, part 1 of 4, April 17, 2004

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Tanaka reveals what life was like while growing up in Honolulu. Tanaka also talks about his family and his experiences in school. He goes on to discuss the discrimination Japanese people faced after the Attack on Pearl Harbor. Tanaka explains his reasoning for enlisting in to the army.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:54

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0434_01_Tanaka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/434-Tanaka-Thomas-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Jan 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tanaka, Thomas: narrator, Matsunaga, Ford: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas Tanaka oral history interview, part 1 of 4, April 17, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050343.