Terry T. Shima oral history interview, part 1 of 2, April 15, 2008

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Description

Shima begins the interview with an introduction and his family background, coming from Okinawa and moving to the Hawaiian islands. He speaks about growing up in Hawaii and the home that he grew up in. Next, he talks about Pearl Harbor and the after effects of martial law. He would end up getting drafted into the Army and begin his basic training at Camp Blanding in Florida, readying to join the 442nd Regiment. He would enjoy a short furlough in Washington DC before shipping off to Naples in Italy. He would arrive in Naples, but would find out that the war had completed.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:59:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2008OH0850_01_Shima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/850-Shima-Terry-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Jan 20

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Shima, Terry T.: narrator, Horsting, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Terry T. Shima oral history interview, part 1 of 2, April 15, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1054893.