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Oliver Hayashi oral history interview, part 5 of 8, October 5, 2005
Mr. Hayashi offers several stories about his combat experience throughout this section. He first describes the German 88mm artillery gun and being fired upon by it. During this battle, Mr. Hayashi encountered his first American casualty, which had a profound effect on him. Mr. Hayashi goes on to describe other combat situations, including being wounded and nearly shot by a German sniper. Mr. Hayashi concludes by discussing his unit's movement into France and the Maginot Line.
Hayashi, Oliver: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Oliver Hayashi oral history interview, part 5 of 8, October 5, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051812.