Shizuo Ben Yamanaka oral history interview, part 2 of 5, July 10, 1999

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Description

Yamanaka talks about his experiences at Camp Roberts during basic training, discusses the Attack on Pearl Harbor, talks about being sent to Fort Lewis to become part of a medics unit; and then discusses getting transferred to reserves and sent home. He then talks about his family's forced removal to Colorado and his experiences with discrimination, and his job working on a golf course. Lastly, Yamanaka talks about reporting to Camp Shelby when the 442nd was formed and his basic training experiences there; and also discusses the relationship between Hawaiian and Mainland soldiers.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:26:25

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Identifier

1999OH0072_02_Yamanaka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/072-Yamanaka-Ben-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jul 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamanaka, Ben: narrator, Nakamatsu, Karen: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shizuo Ben Yamanaka oral history interview, part 2 of 5, July 10, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050372.