Makoto Unoura oral history interview, part 3 of 6, July 23, 2005

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Description

Unoura talks about traveling to Europe on the Queen Mary. He explains his role as a replacement soldier. He describes his military duties, including guarding rail yards. He explains how a soldier's last name determined what unit he was placed in. Unoura talks about his interactions with European locals. He explains how he traded his C-rations for German food. He describes a conflict his unit had with German sailors. He discusses how his unit incorporated their Japanese heritage at the mess hall.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:09

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Identifier

2005OH0587_03_Unoura

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/587-Unoura-Makoto-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1926 Mar 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

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Location of Basic Training

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Index

Yes

Citation

Unoura, Makoto: narrator, Estano, Mike: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Makoto Unoura oral history interview, part 3 of 6, July 23, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 12, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051527.