Sam Matsuura oral history interview, part 2 of 4, May 16, 2004

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Description

Matsuura discusses the reasons why he volunteered for the Army; talks about going to Bruyeres and his assignment as a messenger; and describes his trench foot condition. Next, Matsuura talks about Senator Daniel Inouye who was his platoon leader and tells a story where Inouye was wounded. Lastly, Matsuura describes some combat experiences in France, and talks about religion.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:12

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0452_02_Matsuura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/452-Matsuura-Sam-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Aug 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Matsuura, Sam: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Sam Matsuura oral history interview, part 2 of 4, May 16, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed February 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050503.