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Jack Wilson recounts the small battles that lead up to his unit becoming the Lost Battalion. Next he describes the resupply efforts, attempts to find a way back to friendly lines, and relief by the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. The interview ends…

Jack Wilson recounts his early life in Indiana and working on building LSTs before being drafted. Next he describes his training and assignment to the 36th Infantry Division in Italy, as well as the fighting around Monte Cassino. Lastly, he describes…

In the second part of Herbert Yanamura's interview, he recounts his experience attempting to convince General Amamiya to surrender at Mayahira. He also talks about the successful war propaganda of the Japanese, the suffering of civilians during…

In the first part of Herbert Yanamura's interview, he talks about growing up as a Nisei in the farming community of Kona, Hawaii, his father's emphasis on learning the Japanese language, and his pre-war life. Yanamura also recounts the bombing of…

Jack discusses his experience in the European Theater and how they advance to the Moselle River by Vosges, Italy. Jack's battalion finds themselves surrounded in enemy lines.

There are several attempts to deliver supplies to the Lost Battalion;…

Jack Wayne Wilson is born in Newburgh, Indiana, on January 3, 1924. His mother is Sadye Mae Anderson Wilson she is a descendant from the Daniel Boone family. His father is Baron Faron Wilson. Jack's father starts working the coal mines at a young…
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