David Katagiri oral history interview, part 5 of 6, November 19, 2005

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Katagiri discusses communicating using Hawaiian slang [pidgin] for codes; and talks about the messages that were being sent and received. He then talks about some of his duties with the communications section, getting wounded, and his assignment processing German POWs after he was released from the hospital. Next, Katagiri talks about General Mark Clark; discusses the Army's university training center program which allowed him to take classes at the University of Florence; and talks about some positive and negative experiences during the war. Lastly, Katagiri tells a story regarding getting lost while trying to retrieve the 4th Platoon, discusses returning to the United States, and talks about his participation in a parade in Washington D.C.

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video/m4v

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0:29:39

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2005OH0632_05_Katagiri

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/632-Katagiri-David-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Apr 01

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War or Conflict

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Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Citation

Katagiri, David: narrator et al., “David Katagiri oral history interview, part 5 of 6, November 19, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051794.