Makoto Hashimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 4, April 29, 2000

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Description

Hashimoto discusses his experiences liberating Bruyeres, Biffontaine, and the rescue of the Lost Battalion. Hashimoto describes the rescue of the Lost Battalion, recalling the many casualties and what it was like fighting against German soldiers. He also discusses the replacement soldiers he encountered after returning to Italy, recalls the story of how Sadao Munemori received his Medal of Honor posthumously, describes an injury he received during battle, and provides an explanation of the Gothic Line. After breaking through the Gothic Line, Hashimoto received a pass and traveled to Switzerland and Rome, where he visited the Vatican and met the Pope.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:27:51

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2000OH0115_03_Hashimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/115-Hashimoto-Makoto-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 18

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

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Entrance into Service

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Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hashimoto, Makoto: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Makoto Hashimoto oral history interview, part 3 of 4, April 29, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050850.