Jimmy Makino oral history interview, part 2 of 6, September 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Makino talks about traveling to Tulare temporary detention center and Gila River Concentration Camp; discipline he experienced growing up; working at post office in Gila River, and his enemy alien classification. He then talks about volunteering for the Army; describes Tulare and Gila River; discusses friendships at Gila River; and talks about the Hawaii National Guard and the formation of 100th Infantry Battalion. Next, Makino talks about Japanese American Army volunteers; discusses Jim Ito, the father of Judge Lance Ito; and talks about visiting his family before traveling to Mississippi. Lastly, Makino provides an explanation of the structure of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and G Company; discusses basic training at Camp Shelby; and talks about Hawaiian soldeirs, earl Finch, USO dances, and traveling to Jerome incarceration camp.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:42

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0203_02_Makino

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/203-Makino-Jim-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Feb 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Makino, Jimmy: narrator, Tanaka, Diane: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jimmy Makino oral history interview, part 2 of 6, September 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 2, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052164.