Fort Snelling

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I was one of the earlier ones that got there. This was about November, October, November. Of ’44. And so you have to get enough men to make 150, which makes a company. I could have been in the first ten. It’s a long wait. All that time I was on some kind of a detail every day. Until we got 150 men together. Then they sent us down to Alabama to take our basic training. 

Date: February 6, 2015
Location: California, US
Interviewer: John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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