Wallace Kagawa oral history interview, part 4 of 5, June 9, 1999

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Description

Kagawa discusses the Lost Battalion rescue, talks about his friends who were involved in a flag bearer ceremony in France, and discusses the end of the war including his duties guarding a bridge and processing German POWs. He then talks about going to Lake Como for R&R after the war ended, attending signal school in Naples, discusses the journey back to the United States, and talks about seeing his family again. Next, Kagawa talks about some post-war experiences such as returning to school, and his employment in the field of architecture. Lastly, Kagawa provides his thoughts on the "no-no boys", discusses the Japanese American community, discusses his involvement in the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and provides a message to future generations.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0063_04_Kagawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/063-Kagawa-Wallace-4.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 4 of 5, June 9, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050254.