Paul Yamashita oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 26, 2003

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Description

Yamashita talks more about his time at Camp Shelby in Mississippi. There, he see segregation of races for the first time and talks about some of the experiences he had there. He also talks about meeting Earl Finch and how generous he was towards the 442nd. Shortly after, he would be shipped overseas, first to North Africa and then to Naples, Italy to join the 100th Infantry Battalion. They would do a lot of walking those first few days, but would eventually reach the front lines. Yamashita also talks about carrying a full pack and what that entails.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:47

Language

Identifier

2003OH0381_02_Yamashita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/381-Yamashita-Paul-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Dec 09

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamashita, Paul: narrator, Takeshita, Pat: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Paul Yamashita oral history interview, part 2 of 5, September 26, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049857.