Kunio Fujimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 8, 1999

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Description

Fujimoto explains how he got trench foot. He talks about communicating with family while he was in the military. He discusses the casualties and injuries in his unit. He describes the horrors of war. He talks about receiving enemy fire at an Italian river crossing. Fujimoto explains how his photograph ended up on a Time Magazine cover. He discusses crossing a different river in Italy. He describes the traps that German soldiers set for the Allies. He talks about the living conditions on the front line. He continues to discuss his interactions with civilians. He describes his unit's attempt to capture Cassino, Italy.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:25:54

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Identifier

1999OH0060_03_Fujimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/060-Fujimoto-Kunio-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jun 11

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Fujimoto, Kunio: narrator, Sato, Christine: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kunio Fujimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 8, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050232.