Fred Shiosaki oral history interview, part 7 of 8, July 9, 2004

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Description

Shiosaki discusses the [Saito] brothers' military service; talks about a Staff Sergeant; and discusses the end of the war including assisting with processing POWs. He then discusses the Army point system; discusses learning about President Franklin Roosevelt's death; and talks about traveling to Switzerland prior to going back home. Next, Shiosaki talks about attending a USO show; discusses returning back to the United States; discusses the most difficult aspect of his Army experience and positive war experiences; and discusses getting discharged and seeing his family again. Lastly, Shiosaki talks about going back to school post-war; discusses his brothers' military service; talks about his brother who was living in Japan; and discusses meeting his wife.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:46

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0464_07_Shiosaki

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/464-Shiosaki-Fred-7.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Aug 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Shiosaki, Fred: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Shiosaki oral history interview, part 7 of 8, July 9, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050589.