Horace Nakamura oral history interview, part 3 of 6, February 24, 2001

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Description

Nakamura would get drafted into the Army and be assigned to the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) at Schofield Barracks. They would head first to San Francisco, then get on a train leading to Fort McClellan in Alabama to begin boot camp. While in basic training, he would learn heavy weapons training, and be promoted early on before being sent to Fort Snelling for language courses. There, he would learn about the cold weather and study hard. Next, he would be sent to Monterey to finish up his language training and get ready for shipment overseas. He talks about his whereabouts and relief when hearing that the war was over.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:48

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0151_03_Nakamura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/151-Nakamura-Horace-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Jan 29

Location of Birth

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Nakamura, Horace: narrator, Tagami, Steve: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Horace Nakamura oral history interview, part 3 of 6, February 24, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 2, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051283.