Edwin Nakashima oral history interview, part 4 of 5, June 19, 2000

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Nakashima discusses the different battles he fights in. He shares his experience in Anzio, Italy and his first combat. One of his duties in Italy is being a first scout and then acting Sergeant. Nakashima never feels he is going to die even when he goes through a mine field. During the war he sees a dead body and describes blue flies. Throughout the whole war, Nakashima only gets wounded in the foot. In Italy, he encounters civilians and he sees a wounded German Soldier. Nakashima reminisces about his foster brother.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:43

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2000OH0129_04_Nakashima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/129-Nakashima-Edwin-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Oct 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nakashima, Edwin: narrator, Shoho, Stephanie: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Edwin Nakashima oral history interview, part 4 of 5, June 19, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 22, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051009.