John Kashiki oral history interview, part 2 of 5, April 16, 2005

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Description

Kashiki discusses high school, what his hometown community was like, provides his thoughts on prejudice; and discusses advice for his grandchildren regarding work and education. He then talks about his children, his experience when trying to volunteer for the Air Force, and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Next, Kashiki talks about the United States and Japan's relations prior to the war, going to Santa Anita temporary detention facility and Poston Concentration Camp; and discusses basic training. Lastly, Kashiki talks about his assignment first with an Antitank Company, then getting transferred into a Cannon Company after their formation; and describes the structure of units within the Army.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0556_02_Kashiki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/556-Kashiki-John-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jul 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kashiki, John: narrator, Tamaru, Stuart: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “John Kashiki oral history interview, part 2 of 5, April 16, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051355.