Stanley Akita oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 29, 2001

Files

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Description

Akita continues to explain what life was like on a sugar plantation. He talks about his plans after high school. He describes the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the aftermath. He shares his experiences with discrimination after the attack. Akita discusses volunteering for military service. He describes how he said goodbye to family and his journey to the mainland. He talks about experiencing culture shock while at Camp Shelby in Mississippi.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:39

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0209_02_Akita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/209-Akita-Stanley-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Apr 19

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Akita, Stanley: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Stanley Akita oral history interview, part 2 of 6, October 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052200.