Robert Arakaki oral history interview, part 3 of 4, October 31, 2001

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Description

Arakaki discusses his experiences at Camp Hood and what it was like being a replacement for the 100th Infantry Battalion. He then talks about his assignment on KP (kitchen patrol) duty, going to Chicago while on a furlough, and what it was like traveling overseas including instances regarding discrimination Japanese Americans faced during meal times on the ship. He also discusses about his experiences with the 100th Infantry Battalion in Italy. Lastly, Arakaki talks about his friends who were wounded and killed in action, and describes experiences at Lake Como after the end of the war.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:30:06

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0214_03_Arakaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/214-Arakaki-Robert-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 May 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Arakaki, Robert: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Robert Arakaki oral history interview, part 3 of 4, October 31, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052219.