Wesley Koyano oral history interview, part 2 of 5, August 6, 2005

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Description

Koyano continues to discuss a trip he took to Japan when he was a child. He talks about being drafted and his duties shortly before his deployment. He describes Camp Shelby. He discusses concentration camps and racial discrimination. Koyano talks about his basic training and his relationships with other soldiers. He explains how he said goodbye to his family. He describes his journey to Europe. He talks about landing in Naples, Italy and the end of World War Two.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:25

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Identifier

2005OH0590_02_Koyano

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/590-Koyano-Wesley-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Jan 14

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Koyano, Wesley: narrator, Iketani, Todd: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Wesley Koyano oral history interview, part 2 of 5, August 6, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051544.