Frank Tomita oral history interview, part 3 of 5, February 25, 2006

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Description

Tomita discusses his experiences after Pearl Harbor, talks about the formation of the 442nd, the decision to go to Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS), and life at Camp Savage. He also talks about his classes at MISLS, studying; and discusses John Aiso, and other classmates and instructors at MISLS. After graduating from MISLS Tomita went to Idaho to visit parents at Minidoka incarceration camp, and talks about his experiences there. Lastly, Tomita discusses going to Australia and his assignment translating captured documents.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:07

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0644_03_Tomita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/644-Tomita-Frank-3.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 3 of 5, February 25, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051924.