John Kashiki oral history interview, part 3 of 5, April 16, 2005

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Dublin Core

Description

Kashiki discusses his reasons for volunteering, talks about the leadership in his unit including discussing Colonel Pence and Lieutenant Earp; and discusses the formation of the Cannon Company. He also talks about his duties and training in the Cannon Company; discusses his first mission overseas and exchanging enemy fire with German soldiers; and talks about receiving letters from his wife while overseas. Next, Kashiki talks about the Lost Battalion rescue, Bruyeres liberation, and experiences in Monte Carlo including encounters with German spy soldiers. Lastly, Kashiki describes Army uniforms; and the relationship between 442nd and other units in the Army.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:07

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0556_03_Kashiki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/556-Kashiki-John-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jul 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kashiki, John: narrator, Tamaru, Stuart: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “John Kashiki oral history interview, part 3 of 5, April 16, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051356.