Harry Nakabe oral history interview, part 3 of 7, April 30, 2004

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Dublin Core

Description

Nakabe discusses his experiences at Merced temporary detention facility as well as the mood of incarcerees there, and discusses the Japanese family structure in regards to incarceration. He then talks about leaving Merced and traveling to [Granada (Amache)] Concentration Camp as well as his first impressions and living conditions there. Next, Nakabe talks about the reasons the United States government gave for Japanese American incarceration; and talks about guards, jobs, and recreational activities in incarceration camps. Lastly, Nakabe talks about volunteering for the Army; discusses taking a loyalty questionnaire; and talks about traveling to basic training at Camp Shelby.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:02

Language

Identifier

2004OH0443_03_Nakabe

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/443-Nakabe-Harry-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Aug 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nakabe, Harry: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harry Nakabe oral history interview, part 3 of 7, April 30, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050430.