Frank Tomita oral history interview, part 2 of 5, February 25, 2006

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Description

Tomita provides a definition of the term, "pro-Japan", and discusses his thoughts regarding being American. He then talks about recreational activities such as going to the beach and Kendo; and discusses childhood values his parents taught him. Next, Tomita discusses moving to California after graduation, employment, getting drafted, and training at Fort Ord. Lastly, Tomita talks about segregation in the Army; discusses the attack on Pearl Harbor; going to Camp Crowder and Camp Savage; and his assignment in Australia translating captured documents.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:45

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0644_02_Tomita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/644-Tomita-Frank-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jan 11

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tomita, Frank: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Frank Tomita oral history interview, part 2 of 5, February 25, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051923.