Nash Tahara oral history interview, part 4 of 6, February 29, 2004

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Description

Tahara gives an in-depth description of the rescue of the Lost Battalion in France. He talks about tree bursts and the German soldiers and weapons that he dealt with throughout the war. His duty during the battle would be to carry around a carbine as well as a browning automatic rifle, while other squad members would carry the tripod, bipod and ammunition. Next, he talks about how he was shot at by a sniper and missed him by just a couple of feet. After this, he talks about the intricacies of rescuing the Texans of the Lost Battalion and how the casualties they took while doing that. He also talks about how they were able to get sleep, eat their K rations and smoke their cigarettes throughout combat.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:04

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Identifier

2004OH0409_04_Tahara

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/409-Tahara-Nash-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Mar 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tahara, Nash: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Nash Tahara oral history interview, part 4 of 6, February 29, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050140.