Charles Ozaki oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 5, 2005

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Description

Ozaki talks more about what it was like to grow up in Florida, including the segregation that he saw, being in the South and how that compared to the segregation at Camp Shelby. Next, he talks about his assignment while in Italy, which was to guard prisoners of war, as part of the Headquarters company. Shortly after, they would be given the order to return to the United States, first stopping in Washington DC for the Friends of Truman march. He would be discharged at Fort Meade and stop in to the University of Florida to register for classes. He would end up graduating from there, and getting his masters and PhD degrees at Ohio State, before being one of the first medical students at the University of Florida.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:14

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0538_02_Ozaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/538-Ozaki-Charles-2.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 2 of 5, March 5, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed December 7, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051227.