Harry "Rainbow" Tokashiki oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 28, 2003

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Description

Tokashiki explains how his unit rescued the Lost Battalion. He describes how he guarded a hillside. He talks about his journey to Italy from France. He discusses the Gothic Line and Po Valley. He talks about the end of World War Two and his final duties while overseas. Tokashiki discusses guarding a valuable ridge. He briefly talks about being discharged. He revisits the glider campaign he talked about in the first tape. He reveals which military decorations he received. He describes his reunion with squad members and family members once he returned to Hawaii.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:21

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0389_03_Tokashiki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/389-Tokashiki-Harry-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Dec 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tokashiki, Harry: narrator et al., “Harry "Rainbow" Tokashiki 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/1049928.