George Ishihara oral history interview, part 5 of 6, February 6, 2000

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Description

Ishihara discusses arriving in Italy and traveling to Naples, what it was like being a part of an artillery battery, his assignments picking up water and rations, and experiencing enemy fire while in a bivouac area. He then talks about his experiences during the Lost Battalion rescue, the Champagne Campaign, and going to Germany, where he traveled near Dachau Concentration Camp. When World War Two ended, Ishihara was still in Germany and recalls returning to the United States, volunteering for Military Intelligence Service (MIS), and receiving a furlough before reporting to Fort Snelling and getting discharged. Lastly, Ishihara reminisces about what he missed the most while overseas, and describes what the atmosphere and civilians were like in Germany during the war.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

00:29:11

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2000OH0107_05_Ishihara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/107-Ishihara-George-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Feb 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ishihara, George: narrator, Tagami, Steve: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Ishihara oral history interview, part 5 of 6, February 6, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050756.