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Iwasaki talks about his siblings, parents, growing up on a farm in Oregon, school, and playing sports. He then talks about his childhood experience with discrimination, getting drafted, his brother's military service, basic training at Fort…

Iwasaki discusses his injury and hospitalization after he was hit with shrapnel; talks about witnessing soldiers killed in action; describes tree bursts; and talks about his assignments as a radio operator and patrolman. He then talks about his…

Iwasaki discusses his experiences with post-war discrimination; provides some thoughts regarding racial slurs; and talks about starting his own nursery and garden store. He then talks about sharing some of his war experiences with his wife and…

Iwasaki talks about duties in communications such as laying down wires, and being a courier to deliver documents between the company and the battalion. He then talks about the potential dangers of being in communications; discusses his commanding…

Iwasaki talks about his experiences during his rest and relaxation (R&R) period which included going into Nice and getting a new uniform. He then talks about Army food, and his experiences during the Gothic Line campaign.

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