Chester Hada oral history interview, part 3 of 4, October 30, 2001

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Description

Hada discusses going to Camp Shelby, and not traveling into town because he felt there was discrimination against Japanese Americans. After Camp Shelby, Hada went to Louisiana Maneuvers, where he had an assignment making dog tags. Hada then talks about traveling overseas to North Africa, his thoughts and feelings regarding incarceration camps, his first assignment in Oran, and a story regarding stolen K-Rations while traveling to Salerno. Lastly, he talks about experiencing enemy fire with German soldiers, his assignment directing artillery as a forward observer, and receiving a Silver Star.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

00:28:52

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0211_03_Hada

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/211-Hada-Chester-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Aug 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Hada, Chester: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Chester Hada oral history interview, part 3 of 4, October 30, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052211.