Norman Kikuta oral history interview, part 1 of 1, August 8, 2002

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Description

Norman Kikuta begins by describing his childhood growing up on the pineapple plantations of Hawaii and his educational experiences from primary school through university. He recalls the Pearl Harbor attack and subsequently volunteering for the Hawaii Territorial Guard and eventually the Military Intelligence Service. He also recounts his experiences training at Camp Savage and his paratrooper jump training. Finally, Kikuta describes his war experiences with the 11th Airborne Division in the Philippine campaign, specifically in Luzon, Leyte, and Manila.

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video/m4v

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01:33:30

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MISH_Kikuta

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Yes

Citation

Kikuta, Norman: narrator et al., “Norman Kikuta oral history interview, part 1 of 1, August 8, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052555.