Sam Terasaki oral history interview, part 5 of 6, June 7, 1999

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Terasaki talks about awards and medals he received including a good conduct medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Presidential Unit Citiation. He then talks about his friendships and camraderie within his unit; the importance of the 100th Infantry Battalion in regards to the Japanese American community; and discusses some of his overseas experiences including going to Monte Carlo during a rest period, celebrating Christmas, and having a mild case of trench foot. Next, Terasaki talks about his living conditions while in combat, interactions with German soldiers, his good luck charm while overseas, and discussing his siblings. Lastly, Terasaki talks about traveling in Europe after the war ended, and discusses the 34th Infantry Division.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:00

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0051_05_Terasaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/051-Terasaki-Sam-5.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 5 of 6, June 7, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050112.