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

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Description

Yamashita talks about his whereabouts during the end of the war. At the time of the V-J day, he was guarding German prisoners of war in Italy but would get the chance to come home due to the points system. He would ship back to the Hawaii, but would take him nearly two months to do so. He would go to college for business and work for the Veterans Administration. After this, he talks about his marriage and how his childhood helped to shape him as a soldier and a person. He finishes with a message for future generations.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:20:16

Language

Identifier

2003OH0381_05_Yamashita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/381-Yamashita-Paul-5.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 5 of 5, September 26, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049860.