Fred Kitada oral history interview, part 3 of 4, June 26, 2004

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Description

Kitada discusses a soldier who was killed in action, talks about his experiences in Pompeii, and discusses black market trading and selling. He then talks about German artillery, combat experiences in Italy, and recalls some good experiences during the war such as getting a haircut and seeing movies. Next, Kitada talks about Italian civilians, returning to the United States, his experiences in New York, and participating in a Presidential Unit Citation parade where he saw President Truman. Lastly, Kitada talks about Hawaiian soldiers, the relationship between Nisei soldiers and French civilians, and getting sick in Italy.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:38

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0461_03_Kitada

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/461-Kitada-Fred-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Dec 28

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kitada, Fred: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Kitada oral history interview, part 3 of 4, June 26, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050578.