Shinobu Saito oral history interview, part 5 of 7, November 21, 2004

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Description

Saito discusses his experiences after induction including going to Fort Douglas and Fort Meade; discusses traveling overseas and his first experiences in Europe; and talks about his first assignment in Italy after joining up with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Next, Saito discusses his duties after volunteering for the medics; talks about how he got his sergeant rank; and discusses his assignment interrogating German POWs. He also talks about V-J and V-E Day; discusses his friendships with fellow soldiers; and talks about playing football while overseas in Italy. Lastly, Saito discusses his encounters with German and Italian soldiers; talks about the end of the war; and discusses the Army point system.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:32

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2004OH0520_05_Saito

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/520-Saito-Shinobu-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Jan 19

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Saito, Shinobu: narrator, Hanami, Ren: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shinobu Saito oral history interview, part 5 of 7, November 21, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051040.