Theodore Yamate oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 18, 2005

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Description

Yamate discusses joining ROTC while at the University of Hawaii; talks about the attack on Pearl Harbor; and discusses the formation of the Varsity Victory Volunteers (VVV). He then talks about his work as a carpenter and chauffeur for the Department of Defense; discusses the treatment of Japanese Americans in his community; and talks about joining the Army. Next, Yamate discusses his neighbors; and traveling to the mainland and to Camp Shelby. Lastly, Yamate discusses his experiences at Camp Shelby; and talks about his assignment as a typist as part of Headquarters Company.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:22

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0545_02_Yamate

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/545-Yamate-Ted-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Jan 12

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamate, Theodore: narrator et al., “Theodore Yamate oral history interview, part 2 of 5, March 18, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed February 7, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051277.