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Paul Matsumoto oral history interview, part 2 of 2, September 27, 2006
To begin, Matsumoto talks about training and assignments overseas, including a jeep driver and a radio man. He then briefly discusses the Gothic Line breaking and getting a head wound in battle. Next, he talks about recovering from his wound and rejoining his platoon before being discharged and making his way back home. He finishes the interview talking about starting a family, going all the way down to his grandchildren. Finally, Matsumoto reflects on the history of the war and the values he has passed on because of his experiences in the war.
Oral History Item Type Metadata
Date of Birth
1924 Dec 07
Location of Birth
Entrance into Service
Location of Basic Training
Unit of Service
Matsumoto, Paul: narrator, Horstong, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Paul Matsumoto oral history interview, part 2 of 2, September 27, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 2, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051580.