Takashi Nakamoto oral history interview, part 1 of 5, February 27, 2005

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Description

Nakamoto and the interviewers introduce themselves. Nakamoto describes his early life in Palo Alto, California. He shares his parent's backstories. He lists his siblings. He talks about his parents immigration. He discusses his life on his family farm. He describes his experiences in primary school. He talks about his interest in history. He explains how his mother died. He discusses his father's move to Japan after his mother's death. He describes living with his brother after his father's move to Japan. He talks about his experiences in high school. Nakamoto explains why he moved to Los Angeles. He discusses his work for the produce industry. He explains how he met his wife. He describes his involvement in a social club. He talks about his personal connection to a 1st Sergeant from G Company. He discusses his wedding. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He talks about being drafted and reporting to Fort MacArthur. He discusses the Los Angeles Air Raid. He describes his induction. He talks about discrimination in the military.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:07

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0537_01_Nakamoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/537-Nakamoto-Tom-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Sep 27

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nakamoto, Takashi: narrator, Hayashida, Kenneth: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Takashi Nakamoto oral history interview, part 1 of 5, February 27, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051212.