Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 4 of 8, October 8, 2004

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Description

Takano discusses his experiences at Camp Shelby including basic training and his field artillery assignments such as driving a truck and laying down lines as part of a communications section. He then describes weapons he used in training; going to Louisiana for maneuvers; going into Hattiesburg while at Camp Shelby; and visiting Earl Finch's ranch. Next, Takano discusses a fellow soldier he knew; talks about incarceration camps in Arkansas; discusses his favorite memories of Camp Shelby; and talks about the differences between combat and basic training. Lastly, Takano talks about his first combat experiences in Italy; and discusses his favorite memories of Italy which includes getting a clean uniform and showering.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:31

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0500_04_Takano

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/500-Takano-Thomas-4.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 4 of 8, October 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 22, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050855.