Shinko Nohara oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 9, 2004

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Dublin Core

Description

Nohara talks about family friends, his thoughts about the war in Europe prior to the United States' involvement, his duties while employed as a warden; and volunteering for the Army and being sent to Camp Shelby. He then talks about volunteering for the 100th Infantry Battalion, basic training, and what it was like traveling from Hawaii to the mainland. Next, Nohara describes seeing his first casualty of war at Camp Shelby, the relationship between Hawaiian and mainland soldiers; and talks about Earl Finch. Lastly, Nohara describes visiting Jerome incarceration camp; and talks about his parents reactions to his decision to volunteer for service.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:03

Language

Identifier

2004OH0504_02_Nohara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/504-Nohara-Shinko-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Mar 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nohara, Shinko: narrator, Chinen, Joyce: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shinko Nohara oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 9, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050887.