Kayo Hayakawa oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 18, 2005

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Description

Hayakawa talks about his father’s reasons for going to Japan and Manchuria; discusses his childhood trip to Japan; talks about his post-high school employment working at a coal mine; and talks about his life after Executive Order 9066. Next, Hayakawa talks about attending business college; discusses the boarding house his parents ran and the boarders; discusses curfew; and talks about his wife's incarceration. Hayakawa also talks about getting drafted; meeting veterans from the 100th Infantry Battalion while at Fort Douglas; basic training at Camp Shelby with the 171st Infantry Battalion; and his experiences during anti-tank training. Lastly, Hayakawa talks about joining the 100th during the Champagne Campaign, and recalls stories he heard regarding the 100th before joining them overseas.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:30

Language

Identifier

2005OH0603_02_Hayakawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/603-Hayakawa-Kayo-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hayakawa, Kayo: narrator, Inouye, Jason: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kayo Hayakawa oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 18, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051629.