Kiyoto Yamate oral history interview, part 4 of 6, January 10, 1999

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Description

Yamate talks about his duties as a sergeant in the mortar section while at Fort Riley; discusses his hospital stays in Leghorn due to hepatitis and pneumonia; and talks about the Army point system. He then talks about his supply sergeant duties, discusses the moonlight requisition system, and talks about some of the most popular supply items as well as which items were discarded. Lastly, Yamate describes a fellow soldier's daily diary which included information outlining the duties of different positions within the company, discusses bartering with French civilians for food, and talks about bringing jewelry back to the United States for his wife.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:30:23

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Identifier

1999OH0038_04_Yamate

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/038-Yamate-Kiyo-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Sep 18

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamate, Kiyoto: narrator, Yahata, Craig: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kiyoto Yamate oral history interview, part 4 of 6, January 10, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 22, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1049994.