Frank Tomita oral history interview, part 4 of 5, February 25, 2006

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Tomita discusses his assignment translating captured documents in Australia, as well as his experiences in Australia and New Guinea including his living conditions, hospital stay after getting an infection, and what it was like working with an Australian Army unit. He also talks about his assignment on Angel Island as an interpreter, discusses the reasons why he requested to be sent to Japan, and provides his thoughts regarding the end of the war. Lastly, Tomita talks about getting discharged, his parents, moving to Los Angeles, attending business college, and working.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:31

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0644_04_Tomita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/644-Tomita-Frank-4.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 4 of 5, February 25, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051925.