Shigeru Matsukawa oral history interview, part 5 of 7, September 19, 2005

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Description

Matsukawa talks about the history of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, stemming all the way back to Pearl Harbor, when the prejudice first began. He also talks about the accomplishments and strides they made by fighting for their country. Next, he talks about the medals and recognition that he and the other members of the 442nd received and the pride and legacy that come from them. While in Capri, Matsukawa would also get to meet General Mark Clark. After this, he talks about the end of the war, and hearing that Hitler had died.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:08

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Identifier

2005OH0604_05_Matsukawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/604-Matsukawa-Shigeru-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jan 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Matsukawa, Shigeru: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Shigeru Matsukawa oral history interview, part 5 of 7, September 19, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 2, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051637.