Samuel Sasai oral history interview, part 5 of 6, October 22, 2005

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Description

Sasai talks about his experiences as an anti-tank gunner including describing what it was like to fire weapons and fire against German tanks. He then talks about his experiences while on patrol duty in Bruyeres, his litter bearer duties in France, and combat experiences in Po Valley. Next, Sasai discusses receiving awards such as the Bronze Star and Purple Heart; discusses getting wounded; and talks about the Army point system. Lastly, Sasai discusses his whereabouts during the end of the war in Europe; discusses encounters with civilians while overseas; and talks about returning to the United States.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:45

Language

Identifier

2005OH0623_05_Sasai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/623-Sasai-Sam-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Sep 03

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Sasai, Samuel: narrator, Yamagami, Don: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Samuel Sasai oral history interview, part 5 of 6, October 22, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051725.