Harvey Kitaoka oral history interview, part 6 of 7, January 23, 2005

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Description

Kitaoka discusses going overseas and his occupation phase in Berlin. He recalls what Berlin look like after the devastation of the war. Many of the structural buildings are in rubles and the buildings that are still existing are being occupied by the military for occupation.

After being discharge from the military, Kitaoka serves in the Korean War. He goes to navy flight training and receiving his wings December 1952. He describes basic training and advance training to become a pilot. As a pilot he flies a F9F5 Straight Wing Jet and experiences an emergency during a flight mission. He discusses the procedure of ejecting out of flight during an emergency and landing the jet.


Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:21

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0523_06_Kitaoka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/523-Kitaoka-Harvey-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Jul 06

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Kitaoka, Harvey: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harvey Kitaoka oral history interview, part 6 of 7, January 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051065.