Stanley Akita oral history interview, part 3 of 6, October 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Akita describes his basic training experiences and joining the 100th Infantry Battalion. He talks about his basic training photograph. He discusses his journey to North Africa and landing in Casablanca. Akita explains how people responded to Japanese American soldiers. He talks about his relationships with veteran soldiers, including the lessons that they taught him. He describes his first battle. He discusses the impact of tree burst. He briefly talks about Southern France and replacement soldiers.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:41

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0209_03_Akita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/209-Akita-Stanley-3.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 3 of 6, October 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052201.