Seichi Hoashi oral history interview, part 4 of 5, March 17, 2005

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Description

Hoashi talks about his first combat overseas at Anzio Beach and moving up to the Mussolini canal. After this, he talks about his other experiences throughout the war, including the leadership of Thomas Takei, getting German soldiers to surrender, and capturing machine gun nests. He remarks on the casualties he saw and getting accidentally shelled by the 45th Division. They would move forward and try to capture Rome as their objective, also facing terrible weather throughout Bruyeres and the Lost Battalion campaigns.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:36

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Identifier

2005OH0540_04_Hoashi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/540-Hoashi-Seichi-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Oct 21

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hoashi, Seichi: narrator et al., “Seichi Hoashi oral history interview, part 4 of 5, March 17, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051244.