Frank Morimoto oral history interview, part 2 of 5, February 6, 2000

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Morimoto discusses his experiences participating in the liberation of Bruyeres, including what the terrain was like, and dealing with the constant threat of encountering German soldiers due to the dark and dense forest cover; and also due to the hidden mines and booby traps. He also talks about his experiences during the rescue of the Lost Battalion and Champagne Campaign, including what it was like to be stationed in the Maritime Alps describing his sleeping quarters and the need to set booby traps; as well as describing activities that the soldiers participated in during down time, such as gambling and writing letters.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

00:27:48

Language

Date

Identifier

2000OH0105_02_Morimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/105-Morimoto-Frank-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1915 Oct 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Morimoto, Frank: narrator, Demonteverde, Marie: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Frank Morimoto oral history interview, part 2 of 5, February 6, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050732.