Kayo Hayakawa oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 18, 2005

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Description

Hayakawa discusses preparing to go overseas, getting passes to visit his mother, arriving in Europe, and joining up with the 100th Infantry Battalion. He then discusses his Company A assignment, the Champagne Campaign, soldiers who were killed in action, rations, and traveling to Livorno. Next, Hayakawa talks about his combat experiences at Hill Georgia, getting wounded, experiencing enemy fire with German soldiers, and disucsses the German's surrender of Hill Georgia. Latsly, Hayakawa talks about rest periods while overseas, and discusses learning about Franklin Delano Roosevelt's death.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:04

Language

Identifier

2005OH0603_03_Hayakawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/603-Hayakawa-Kayo-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Feb 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hayakawa, Kayo: narrator, Inouye, Jason: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kayo Hayakawa oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 18, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed February 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051630.