Harry Kuga and Bianca Kuga oral history interview, part 2 of 3, September 11, 2006

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Description

Kuga speaks about how he was drafted into the Army and began his basic training at Camp Shelby in Mississippi. While there, he made friends with many Hawaiian soldiers, visited Rohwer concentration camp, and boxed. Next, he discusses various Japanese American political figures and their impacts after the war. After his basic training, he was shipped to Europe where he would begin battle in the Apennine Mountains. From there, he would be involved in the Champagne campaign, Leghorn and the Gothic Line push. Next, he talks about what it was like to be a Japanese American in the Army and an incident that occurred during his battle time at Massa-Carrara.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:57:08

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Identifier

2006OH0717_02_Kuga

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/717-Kuga-Harry-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Nov 05

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kuga, Harry: narrator et al., “Harry Kuga and Bianca Kuga oral history interview, part 2 of 3, September 11, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051027.