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Oral history interview with Nobua Takamori

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1107 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1107

Nobua Takamori discusses his decision to volunteer for the United States Army during WWII; his basic training at Camp Shelby in Mississippi as a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT); the segregation he witnessed there; his assignment to the 522nd Battalion; his artillery training in Louisiana; his deployment to the European theater; the battles he participated in in Italy, France, and Germany; the things he witnessed outside of the gates of Dachau; the prisoners and their condition; his initial lack of understanding of the camp's purpose; and his subsequent feelings about what he had seen.

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Interviewee
Nobua Takamori
Interviewer
Anne Feibelman
Date
interview:  1991 October 25
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
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