Susumu Ota oral history interview, part 2 of 4, October 10, 2004

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Description

Ota discusses his thoughts about Pearl Harbor and experiences after including talking about discrimination and restrictions he experienced, and life at Jerome incarceration camp. He then talks about volunteering for the Army, basic training at Camp Shelby in Mississippi, the relationship between all the soldiers within his unit, traveling overseas to Europe, and his interactions with German prisoners of war.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:05

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0507_02_Ota

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/507-Ota-Susumu-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Apr 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ota, Susumu: narrator, Tanaka, Sharon: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Susumu Ota oral history interview, part 2 of 4, October 10, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050926.