Jim Jitsuo Tokushige oral history interview, part 2 of 4, July 14, 2007

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Description

Tokushige tells a story regarding turtle soup he had in Minnesota; discusses his job with a printing company including talking about his co-workers; discuses trying to quit smoking; and talks about getting drafted. He then talks about going to Presidio Monterey; the attack at Pearl Harbor; and basic training at Fort Knox. Next, Tokushige continues to talk about basic training and discusses food; KP duty; treatment of Japanese American soldiers; and corresponding with his family. Tokushige then talks about his family's incarceration at Poston and what it was like visiting there; his relationship with his brothers; and talks about his family's whereabouts post-war. Lastly, Tokushige talks about infantry training; the differences between mainland and Hawaiian soldiers; his rifleman duties; shipping out to Europe and landing in Naples; and his first combat experiences.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:54:54

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0789_02_Tokushige

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/789-Tokushige-Jim-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Dec 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Tokushige, Jim Jitsuo: narrator, Wasserman, Laura: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jim Jitsuo Tokushige oral history interview, part 2 of 4, July 14, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 26, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053190.