Yoshiaki Fujitani oral history interview, part 6 of 8, January 19, 2002

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Yoshiaki Fujitani was able to visit his father while he was interned in Santa Fe. When he was enlisted into the United States Army, he was sent to Camp Savage, Minnesota for Japanese military language (Heigo) training. He talks about the Nisei recruits who came from the Mainland and Hawaii. He also describes some of the social activities that went on during training camp. While at Fort Snelling, he noticed that even though the Nisei soldiers were more qualified in the Japanese language, Caucasian soldiers were made officers.

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00:29:28

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2002OH0224_06_Fujitani

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Citation

Fujitani, Yoshiaki: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Yoshiaki Fujitani oral history interview, part 6 of 8, January 19, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/704.