Henry Togami oral history interview, part 1 of 3, May 17, 2007

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Description

Togami begins the interview with a brief introduction and talking about his family background. His father came over from Japan and went to Colorado to farm, and after having an arranged marriage, would settle down in New Mexico. Togami talks about growing up in Bluewater and attending Grants High School. He would attend New Mexico A&M and begin his degree in electrical engineering. After this, he would hear about the attacks on Pearl Harbor on the radio, and because he wasn't able to find work after graduating, he decided to join the Army. He would get inducted at Fort Bliss and join the 522nd Artillery at Camp Shelby where he trained with the instrumentation section.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:57:49

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0769_01_Togami

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/769-Togami-Henry-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Sep 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Togami, Henry: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Henry Togami oral history interview, part 1 of 3, May 17, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052839.