Shigeru Goto oral history interview, part 2 of 4, August 25, 2000

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Description

Goto begins by talking about working as a medical supply clerk and veteran service counselor; and then discusses volunteering for the Army and going to Camp Shelby for basic training. Goto talks about the differences between Mainland and Hawaiian soldiers, recalls stories from when he would go into town while at Camp Shelby, and also describes witnessing segregation. Goto then traveled overseas to Naples, Italy and was briefly a code clerk before he was assigned to run errands for a headquarters company where he would travel with the battalions but did not participate in combat. Lastly, Goto discusses getting passes to travel to Rome and Paris, going to Bruyeres, the Lost Battalion rescue, and Champagne Campaign; and describes the living conditions for soldiers on the front line.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:28:16

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2000OH0142_02_Goto

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/142-Goto-Shigeru-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1914 Jan 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Goto, Shigeru: narrator, Tanaka, Diane: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shigeru Goto oral history interview, part 2 of 4, August 25, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 16, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051178.