Seichi Hoashi oral history interview, part 3 of 5, March 17, 2005

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Description

Hoashi discusses his reasons for joining the Army, and the process of induction, getting assigned to a company and getting shipped over to Mississippi. While at Camp Shelby, he would experience segregation in the South while doing his basic training. He would also get to go on furlough and see New York City. After this, he would be shipped overseas, first to North Africa, going from Casablanca to Oran and then making their way up to Naples. They would join the 442nd Regiment following the Cassino battle and head to Anzio for Hoashi's first taste of combat.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:53

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0540_03_Hoashi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/540-Hoashi-Seichi-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Oct 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hoashi, Seichi: narrator et al., “Seichi Hoashi oral history interview, part 3 of 5, March 17, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051243.