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

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Description

Takeo Ikeda continues to talk about his first combat experience. He discusses a Medal of Honor recipient. He briefly talks about his rank. He describes his good luck charms. He explains how he got a concussion as a child. He talks about his religious upbringing. He describes his other combat experiences. He discusses the battle at Hill 140. He talks about his friends who were killed in combat. Ikeda describes battles in Italian villages. He briefly discusses his injury. He talks about Senninbari" and other mementos he used during World War Two. He explains his religious beliefs. He shares his experiences with discrimination. He describes his combat experiences in Bruyeres, France. Ikeda discusses helping a wounded solider. He talks about the members of his unit. He talks about the end of World War Two. He describes food during war time. He discusses his journey home. He talks about his sister's wedding. He talks about his life after the war, including his friends wedding. He describes his career after the war. He discusses his wife, children, and grandchildren. He leaves a message for his grandchildren. He describes photographs that are shown on camera.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:59:25

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0656_03_Ikeda

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/656-Ikeda-Takeo-3.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 3 of 3, March 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051972.