Susumu Ota oral history interview, part 3 of 4, October 10, 2004

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Ota talks about his friendship with a mainland Japanese American while at Jerome Concentration Camp, interactions with German POWs, a story regarding finding Italian money while overseas; and experiences at Camp Shelby and in Mississippi including discussing his relationship with Earl Finch and witnessing segregation. He then talks about traveling back to the United States, his experiences with discrimination while getting discharged; and meeting his wife and having children.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:01

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0507_03_Ota

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/507-Ota-Susumu-3.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 3 of 4, October 10, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050927.