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Ted Tsukiyama oral history interview, part 3 of 6, September 25, 1999
Tsukiyama was among the 2,500 recruits from Hawaii accepted into the 442nd Regimental Team and sent to Camp Shelby for basic training. He talks about how this experience, his first time away from Hawaii and describes interactions between Hawaiian Nisei and Mainland Nisei or Katonks." He describes his experiences visiting concentration camps (possibly Jerome or Rohwer) and the changed perspective he had about Mainland Nisei. At Camp Shelby, he was assigned to the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion, but was later recruited into the Military Intelligence Service.
Tsukiyama, Ted: narrator et al., “Ted Tsukiyama oral history interview, part 3 of 6, September 25, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed October 1, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/401.