Takashi Nakamoto oral history interview, part 4 of 5, February 27, 2005

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Nakamoto talks about his relationships with Hawaiian Soldiers. He describes the food served during wartime. He attempts to explain the front line rotation process. He discusses snipers. He talks about the casualties in his unit. He explains how his unit captured Bruyères, France. He briefly talks about his guard duty. He describes how he captured Prisoners of War. Nakamoto discusses German military equipment and the weapons he used during wartime. He describes his return to the United States. He talks about his family's lives after World War Two. He discusses landing in Chicago, Illinois. He talks about his return to Watts, Los Angeles, California. He describes his flower shops in Watts and Walteria, Torrance, California. He explains his involvement in veterans organizations. He reflects on his military service. He talks about his children and grandchildren. He describes his personal travel and his return to Europe.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:16

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0537_04_Nakamoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/537-Nakamoto-Tom-4.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 4 of 5, February 27, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051215.