James Suzuki oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 3, 2001

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Description

Suzuki talks about his experiences in primary school and high school. He describes a work stint in Salt Lake City, Utah. He discusses a military leave before going to Camp Shelby. He shares his impressions of Camp Shelby. He explains his relationship with Hawaiian soldiers. He shares stories from overseas. He talks about being assigned to C and L companies. He explains his personal connections to L company. He discusses his friendship with a soldier named Pete. He explains how his friend Pete was killed by friendly fire. He talks about his time at Camp Patrick Henry. He describes a military dance. He discusses Hawaiian soldiers. Suzuki talks about a trip to Minidoka. He also talks about his lucky token. He describes his journey to Europe and landing in Italy.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:04

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Identifier

2001OH0201_02_Suzuki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/201-Suzuki-Turk-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Oct 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Suzuki, James: narrator, Inouye, Jason: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “James Suzuki oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 3, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052159.