Bernard Akamine oral history interview, part 4 of 6, October 10, 2004

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Description

Akamine revisits the topic of basic training. He describes racial divisions within B company. He elaborates on the first assignments that he had while overseas. He describes how B company eventually bonded. Akamine talks about how he communicated with family while overseas. He talks about the end of the war. He explains the dangers of mines and enemy fire. He discusses some strong decorated leaders he encountered. Akamine describes his end of war duties.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:58

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0506_04_Akamine

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/506-Akamine-Bernard-4.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 4 of 6, October 10, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050920.