Edward Guy oral history interview, part 3 of 5, August 7, 2004

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Description

Guy talks more about his combat experiences, including taking heavy casualties at the Battle of Rapido River. There he would receive a wound and be hospitalized, requiring surgery in Naples. While there, he would meet members of the 100th Infantry Regiment and the 442nd Regiment, which he had heard great things about. He shortly discusses his knowledge of the Japanese American soldiers and their lives back on the mainland. After this, he talks about the brotherhood bond that he experienced with his fellow squad members. Next, he talks about the battle at Anzio, where he would be promoted from private to buck sergeant after coming back to the front lines. Once they completed their objective, they would head to Rome. After this, he talks about the various weapons used throughout the war.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:28

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0476_03_Guy

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/476-Guy-Edward-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Dec 01

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Unit of Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Guy, Edward: narrator et al., “Edward Guy oral history interview, part 3 of 5, August 7, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050681.