Margaret Oshita and George Oshita oral history interview, part 6 of 8, March 17, 2005

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Description

Oshita continues talking about her children and grandchildren, and the values that were passed down to them. She continues to be the secretary for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team club. Next, they talk about keeping the support for the history of the 442nd and Japanese American heritage.

At this point, Margaret is joined by her husband George Oshita, who gives an introduction and talks about his time in basic training at Camp Shelby. He speaks about the discrimination in the South and the generosity of Earl Finch. He also talks about the relationship between the Hawaiian and mainland soldiers throughout the training camps. Next, he talks about some of his war experiences including Hill 140, the Lost Battalion, and nearly getting hit with a shell.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:26:18

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0541_06_Oshita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/541-Oshita-Margaret-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Mar 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Oshita, Margaret: narrator et al., “Margaret Oshita and George Oshita oral history interview, part 6 of 8, March 17, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051251.