Alfred "Nori" Arakaki oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 28, 2003

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Description

Arakaki discusses Akira Sakima and various friends that he made in the Army from his platoon and squad. After this, he talks more about his basic training experiences and how he was assigned to the bazooka team. Once overseas, he would face his first combat at Anzio, seeing German prisoners of war for the first time. After this, he speaks more about his time as a bazooka man and the experiences he had in combat. He would end up being wounded five separate times and refusing the Purple Heart on multiple occasions.

Format

0:30:45

Extent

0:30:45

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2003OH0390_03_Arakaki

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/390-Arakaki-Alfred-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jun 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

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Yes

Citation

Arakaki, Alfred: narrator et al., “Alfred "Nori" Arakaki oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 28, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049938.