Harry Yoshimura oral history interview, part 3 of 4, March 24, 2001

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Description

Yoshimura discusses his assignments protecting tunnels during the Lost Battalion rescue and while in Sospel, as well as his experiences during the Champagne Campaign. He also talks about communicating with his family during the war, earning a Bronze Star, and his assignment in Italy processing German POWs at the end of the war. After the war Yoshimura returned to the United States and settled in California where he worked as a gardener. Lastly, Yoshimura discusses meeting his wife, his wife's battle with Alzheimer's, and talks about his children and their families.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:25:13

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0159_03_Yoshimura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/159-Yoshimura-Harry-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Mar 22

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

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Entrance into Service

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Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yoshimura, Harry: narrator, Nakamatsu, Karen: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harry Yoshimura oral history interview, part 3 of 4, March 24, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051377.