Lawson Sakai oral history interview, part 8 of 9, August 30, 2003

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Dublin Core

Description

Sakai discusses combat experiences during the Gothic Line including talking about the rescue of Daniel Inouye after he was wounded. Then, Sakai and Teruya describe German soldiers; discuss the end of the war; and talk about corresponding with their families while overseas. Next, Sakai and Teruya discuss attending USO shows; getting passes to France and Italy; and discusses some of their fellow soldiers. Lastly, Sakai discusses returning home and getting discharged; talks about his wife; and discusses the history of his family home.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:01

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0374_08_Sakai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/374-Sakai-Lawson-8.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 8 of 9, August 30, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049786.