George Miyashiro oral history interview, part 5 of 5, March 18, 2005

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Description

Miyashiro explains his reaction to a soldier who died because of friendly fire. He talks about the end of World War Two. He describes what happened when he tried to get military passes for his squad. He discusses a high ranking officer. He describes his voyage home. He talks about the replacement depot. He shares funny memories from the front line. He also shares any rewarding experiences he had during wartime. He explains how he reconnected with his family once he returned to America. He discusses connecting with his brother while overseas. He lists his medals and awards. Miyashiro talks about the fear of death. He leaves a message for future generations. He talks about his Japanese American identity. He discusses his college studies. He describes his employment opportunities after the war. He talks about his first wife, second wife, and children. He explains what he does with his time after his retirement. Miyashiro describes his recent health issues. He reflects on his younger days.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:56

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0544_05_Miyashiro

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/544-Miyashiro-George-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 27

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Miyashiro, George: narrator et al., “George Miyashiro oral history interview, part 5 of 5, March 18, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051275.