Charles Ozaki oral history interview, part 1 of 5, March 5, 2005

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Description

Ozaki begins the interview with an introduction of his family background, his family coming from Wakayama prefecture in Japan and eventually settling in Eau Gallie, Florida. After this, he talks about his whereabouts when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and what it was like to grow up in Florida. He then decided to join the Army and would jump around to different camps, including Camp Blanding and ending up at Camp Shelby. He would then be shipped overseas but the end of the war would be announced while en route. Once arrived in Naples, he would join up with the 442nd and his brother.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:44

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0538_01_Ozaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/538-Ozaki-Charles-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Mar 06

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Ozaki, Charles: narrator, Hayashida, Kenneth: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Charles Ozaki oral history interview, part 1 of 5, March 5, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed December 7, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051226.