Denis Teraoka oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 28, 2003

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Description

Teraoka talks about going to Camp Shelby for basic training, explains the meaning of "katonk", and discusses D Company members. He then talks about traveling overseas to Italy, communicating with his family, and describes Naples. Next, Teraoka talks about his combat experiences in Anzio and from Anzio to Rome; spraining his ankle; and meeting up with the 442nd in Civitavecchia. Lastly, Teraoka talks about seeing his brother while overseas, discusses the 100th joining up with the 442nd, talks about the 100th receiving a Presidential Unit Citation, and discusses combat experiences in Leghorn.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:45

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0388_03_Teraoka

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/388-Teraoka-Dennis-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 May 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Teraoka, Denis: narrator et al., “Denis Teraoka oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 28, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049918.