Arthur Nishimoto oral history interview, part 6 of 7, September 28, 2005

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Nishimoto talks more about his war experiences, including learning some Italian and even seeing the Pope. After this, he talks about the rescue of the Lost Battalion, dealing with extreme darkness and heavy casualties. Next, he speaks about the Gothic Line push, pushing through the dense Vosges Mountains to break through the line in thirty minutes. He talks more about his time in Europe, such as getting home-cooked meals by Italian civilians and seeing the black market transactions. He also talks about getting trench foot and where he was when he first heard that the war had ended.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:27

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2005OH0612_06_Nishimoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/612-Nishimoto-Arthur-6.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Aug 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nishimoto, Arthur: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Arthur Nishimoto oral history interview, part 6 of 7, September 28, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051682.