Takashi Nakamoto oral history interview, part 2 of 5, February 27, 2005

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Description

Nakamoto explains how he was classified in the military. He talks about his girlfriend and her family's forced removal. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He discusses his family's lives during World War Two. He talks about being stationed at Fort McClellan. He explains why he was transferred to Fort Thomas. He describes a truck driving assignment that he was given. He discusses his basic training. He talks about discrimination in the military. He explains how he was able to move his future wife to Kentucky. He describes the living conditions on base. Nakamoto discusses joining the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He briefly talks about being recruited for the MIS. He describes the 33rd Division. He discusses his combat training. He explains how he was injured. He describes the food during his basic training.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27;54

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0537_02_Nakamoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/537-Nakamoto-Tom-2.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 2 of 5, February 27, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051213.