Hiroshi Tanaka oral history interview, part 5 of 5, September 27, 2005

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Description

Tanaka talks about the surrender of both the German and the Japanese Armies and how he had to stay in Italy for a little bit longer, guarding prisoners of war. Next, he talks about the medals and awards that were received for his time with the 442nd Regiment. He would come back from Europe and be discharged from the Army at Fort Sheridan, before heading to Chicago to begin his career in art. There, he would start a family and work for Wrigley Gum. After this, he discusses joining the Army and giving some final notes before looking over drawings and pictures from throughout his life.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:23:56

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0608_05_Tanaka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/608-Tanaka-Hiroshi-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 08

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tanaka, Hiroshi: narrator, Garvey, John: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Hiroshi Tanaka oral history interview, part 5 of 5, September 27, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051659.