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Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 7 of 8, October 8, 2004
Takano discusses meeting his wife; talks about his overseas assignment in Korea; discusses the Korean Army; and talks about his assignments in New Mexico and Vietnam. He then talks about being a teacher at Fort Lee; returning to Hawaii; and discusses his children's schooling. Next, Takano discusses his grandchildren; and provides a message to future generations regarding war. Lastly, he discusses his Lieutenant Colonel rank; and talks about the prisoners he encountered near Dachau concentration camp.
World War II--European Theater--Central Europe Campaign--Liberation of Dachau Subcamps (522nd Field Artillery Battalion)
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1925 Aug 02
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Takano, Thomas: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 7 of 8, October 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed October 5, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050858.