John Ushijima oral history interview, part 5 of 7, March 21, 2005

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Description

Ushijima explains how he made money overseas. He describes how his unit captured a payroll truck. He discusses his first encounter with the enemy. He explains how a lieutenant's driver was killed. He also explains his role as a sergeant. He talks about the casualties in his unit. He talks about the Rome-Arno Campaign and the rescue of the Lost Battalion. He discusses Prisoners of War. He describes the souvenirs that he collected during World War Two. Ushijima talks about German weaponry. He discusses his work as a guard in the peanut farms of Alabama. He describes his experiences in Bruyères, France. He explains how he relied on his faith during wartime. He talks about military chaplains.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:34

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0550_05_Ushijima

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/550-Ushijima-John-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Mar 13

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Ushijima, John: narrator et al., “John Ushijima oral history interview, part 5 of 7, March 21, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051323.