Bernard Akamine oral history interview, part 3 of 6, October 10, 2004

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Description

Akamine reveals the effects of the Attack on Pearl Harbor. He discusses the Big Five companies in Hawaii, his electric work, and the draft. Akamine talks about his basic training experiences and the journey to Europe. He elaborates on his struggles as a rookie solider. He describes B company and its leadership. He also discusses the other types of military training that he received.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:57

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0506_03_Akamine

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/506-Akamine-Bernard-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Nov 29

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Akamine, Bernard: narrator, Nakano, Mimi: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Bernard Akamine oral history interview, part 3 of 6, October 10, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050919.