Eji Suyama oral history interview, part 3 of 5, March 29, 2008

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Description

Suyama describes landing in Leghorn, Italy. He talks about joining the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He discusses his travel through France. He describes his combat experiences in Bruyeres, France. He talks about a fire fight in Belmont, France. He discusses the horrors of war. He describes the rescue of the Lost Battalion and the days that followed. He explains the difference between American mortars and German mortars. He talks about how people remembered the events of the Lost Battalion differently. He discusses his experiences in Sospel, France. He describes the Champagne Campaign. He also describes the living conditions on the front line. He talks about his interactions with civilians. He explains how he communicated with his family while overseas. He discusses his return to Italy. He describes the fighting on the Gothic Line. He talks about his first encounter with German soldiers.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:58:28

Language

Identifier

2008OH0725_03_Suyama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/725-Suyama-Eji-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1920 Feb 04

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Suyama, Eji: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Eji Suyama oral history interview, part 3 of 5, March 29, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 28, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051151.