Fumio Ike Ikeda oral history interview, part 1 of 4, November 16, 2002

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Ikeda discusses how he got his nickname; and talks about his parents and growing up on a farm in Clovis, California. He then talks about playing softball, high school, attending Japanese language school, and religion. Lastly, Ikeda recalls being at basic training at Camp Roberts during the attack on Pearl Harbor, discusses joining the Army, and provides some thoughts regarding the start of the war.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:43

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0316_01_Ikeda

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/316-Ikeda-Fumio-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Sep 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Ikeda, Fumio Ike: narrator, Yee, Marie: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fumio Ike Ikeda oral history interview, part 1 of 4, November 16, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053288.