Takeo Ikeda oral history interview, part 2 of 3, March 21, 2006

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Description

Ikeda talks about his youth government job. He describes his life after high school including his carpentry work. He discusses the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He talks about joining the military and his military assignment. Ikeda explains why he joined the military. He describes his induction and serial number. He discusses an alcoholic drink that members of his military unit created. He talks about his journey to Schofield Barracks. He describes his time at the Iolani Palace and Kahului Harbor. He discusses his journey to the Mainland. He explains why his diary was confiscated and how it was returned. He briefly shares his impressions of the Bay Area. He talks about his journey to Camp Shelby and being assigned to F Company. He describes his military leadership and basic training. He discusses his furlough on the East Coast. He talks about his travel to Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He describes the temperament of Hawaiian soldiers. He discusses a stay in Virginia. He talks about landing in Naples, Italy and his first combat experience.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:58:38

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0656_02_Ikeda

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/656-Ikeda-Takeo-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Jan 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ikeda, Takeo: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Takeo Ikeda oral history interview, part 2 of 3, March 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051971.