Wallace Kagawa oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 9, 1999

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Description

Kagawa talks about a pre-invasion Air Force bombing; and discusses joining the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Bruyeres and his company's experiences assisting in the Lost Battalion rescue. He then talks about his duties in communications operating radios, running messages, and laying telephone wires. Next, Kagawa talks about his guard duty assignment, attending signal school, getting discharged, and discusses a friend who was killed in action. Lastly, Kagawa talks about his thoughts regarding German soldiers; his thoughts about war; discussing returning to the United States and going back to school; and talks about receiving medals and decorations including the Bronze Star.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:24:59

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0063_03_Kagawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/063-Kagawa-Wallace-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Jul 31

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kagawa, Wallace: narrator, Furuya, Kenny: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Wallace Kagawa oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 9, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed February 7, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050253.