Lawson Sakai oral history interview, part 6 of 9, August 30, 2003

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Description

Sakai discusses officers in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team; and talks about weapons he carried. Teruya then discusses his first combat experiences in Italy including encounters with German soldiers, mines, seeing soldiers killed in action, and describes tree bursts. Next, Sakai talks about his first combat experiences; soldiers killed in action; weapons; and German equipment. Lastly, Teruya describes German 88mm guns; and Sakai talks about 442nd troop movements and the liberation of Bruyeres.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:46

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0374_06_Sakai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/374-Sakai-Lawson-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Oct 27

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sakai, Lawson: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Lawson Sakai oral history interview, part 6 of 9, August 30, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049784.