Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 3 of 8, October 8, 2004

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Description

Takano talks about his parents reactions to the attack on Pearl Harbor; discusses his knowledge of pre-war tensions between the United States and Japan; and talks about his dual citizenship. He then talks about the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack; discusses his post-high school employment at an engineer camp; and talks about volunteering for the Army. Next, Takano talks about his induction; discusses his experiences at Schofield Barracks; and discusses an event that took place at Iolani Palace in Honolulu. Lastly, Takano talks about traveling to the United States; and traveling to Camp Shelby by train.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:13

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0500_03_Takano

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/500-Takano-Thomas-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Aug 02

Location of Birth

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Takano, Thomas: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 3 of 8, October 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050854.