Thomas Ukichi Wozumi oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 25, 2007

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Thomas Ukichi Wozumi discusses basic training and going to the Mainland to McCoy and Camp Shelby. Thomas changes from the regular Army to the 100th Battalion. There are differences between the Mainland soldiers and the Hawaiian soldiers. However, Thomas says those difference do not matter when you are working closely together.

Overseas, Thomas's duties include being a driver for high ranking officers and a messenger. He shares a story about good and bad leadership and the effects they have. Thomas speaks highly of Tech. Sgt. Yeiki Kobashigawa and Staff Sgt. Allan M. Ohata.

Before being drafted into the Army, Thomas gets married to Frances Fusako Masumoto in 1940, and they have a daughter.

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2007OH0774_02_Wozumi

Citation

Wozumi, Thomas Ukichi: narrator, Yuge, Tim: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas Ukichi Wozumi oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 25, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052908.