Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 6 of 8, October 8, 2004

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Description

Takano discusses Germany's highway system; talks about traveling in Germany; and discusses the encounters he had with prisoners near Dacahu concentration camp. He then talks about the end of the war including his guard duty assignment while waiting to return to the United States and joining the 28th Infantry Division; and returning to the United States and getting discharged. Next, Takano discusses his post-war employment as a fireman; joining the reserves; attending college; and getting recalled. Lastly, Takano discusses his assignments in Korea and Japan; talks about visiting his relatives in Japan; and discusses going to school at Fort Lee.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:01

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0500_06_Takano

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/500-Takano-Thomas-6.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 6 of 8, October 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050857.