Tsuneo Takemoto oral history interview, part 5 of 6, November 30, 1998

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Description

In this segment, Takemoto discusses his experiences in battle at Bruyères and in the Vosges forest. He recounts the many fellow soldiers who were casualties or killed in action, as well as the young and old German soldiers that were captured or killed and the sympathy he had for them. He then describes the two times he was wounded which resulted in his receiving the Purple Heart, The Distinguished Service Cross, and the Croix de Guerre. He was the sole GI to receive the llast honor, bestowed by the French Government for his heroism,

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:44

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Identifier

1998OH0033_05_Takemoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/033-Takemoto-Tsuneo-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Jun 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Takemoto, Tsuneo: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tsuneo Takemoto oral history interview, part 5 of 6, November 30, 1998,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049960.