James Yamate oral history interview, part 4 of 5, September 12, 2004

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Description

Yamate talks about the Battle of Bulge. He discusses 552nd Field Artillery Battalion and the 100th Infantry Battalion. He talks about his unit, 44th division. He describes the Bruyeres-Biffontaine campaign. He talks about the end of World War Two and his return to the United States. Yamate discusses the mistreatment of Japanese Americans. He describes his family's life while living in Amache Concentration Camp. He describes the living conditions in Amache. He shares his family's plans after they were released from Amache. He talks about his wife. He revisits his discharge. Yamate discusses reconnecting with his family after his discharge. He describes his medals and awards.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:53

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0490_04_Yamate

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/490-Yamate-James-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Jun 12

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Yamate, James: narrator, Yee, Govan: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “James Yamate oral history interview, part 4 of 5, September 12, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 14, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050783.