Haruo Sakaji oral history interview, part 3 of 5, May 1, 2004

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Description

Sakaji discusses attending trade school; talks about his knowledge of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and 100th Infantry Battalion; discusses getting drafted and his induction; and talks about his 4C and 1A classifications. He then talks about basic training at Camp Blanding; corresponding with his family; and his experiences with segregation while traveling to Gila River to visit his family. Next, Sakaji talks about his experiences at Camp Shelby; going to New Orleans while on pass; traveling overseas; and meeting up with the 442nd at a replacement depot in France. Lastly, Sakaji talks about the Champagne Campaign; his friendships with fellow soldiers; and his combat experiences on the Maginot Line.

Format

0:29:54

Extent

0:29:54

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0444_03_Sakaji

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/444-Sakaji-Haruo-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 May 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakaji, Haruo: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Haruo Sakaji oral history interview, part 3 of 5, May 1, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050444.