Sam Terasaki oral history interview, part 4 of 6, June 7, 1999

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Description

Terasaki talks about his combat experiences, his experiences meeting up with a supply train, and discusses the end of the war. He then talks about a memorial service that was held for soldiers who were killed in action, his postwar experiences porcessing German POWs, and talks about what it was like staying in a foxhole. Next, Terasaki talks about the weather in Italy, Army food, a barter system the soldiers had with Italian civilians, and discusses some nontraditional uses for a helmet including cooking and bathing. Lastly, Terasaki talks about the Gothic Line, and his unit receiving a Presidential Unit Citation.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0051_04_Terasaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/051-Terasaki-Sam-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Nov 06

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Terasaki, Sam: narrator, Sato, Christine: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Sam Terasaki oral history interview, part 4 of 6, June 7, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050111.