Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 5 of 8, October 8, 2004

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Description

Takano discusses Italian civilians; talks about getting a pass to visit Rome; discusses his experiences in Florence; and talks about the worst combat experiences. He then talks about combat experiences in France; discusses a soldier who stepped on a land mine; talks about booby traps; and discusses combat experiences in Bruyeres. Next, Takano talks about firing against German soldiers; talks about receiving an appendectomy and his hospital stay while in combat; and discusses going to the replacement depot after getting discharged from the hospital. Lastly, Takano talks about traveling to Nice; returning to combat; seeing a German airplane for the first time; and his encounters with POWs while traveling.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:12

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0500_05_Takano

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/500-Takano-Thomas-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Aug 02

Location of Birth

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Takano, Thomas: narrator, Wasserman, Steven: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas Takano oral history interview, part 5 of 8, October 8, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050856.