Hiroshi Nishikubo oral history interview, part 3 of 5, April 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Nishikubo talks about his time at Camp Blanding, including getting passes into town, his experiences with discrimination, and basic training duties. He then talks about getting his assignment to go overseas and traveling to Europe, discusses a friend he met at Fort Meade who was killed in combat; and describes Marseilles after he landed and the civilians he encountered. Lastly, Nishikubo talks about joining the Champagne Campaign, combat experiences, weather, living conditions; and talks about leaving Marseilles and going to Italy for training and to get weapons.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:53

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0172_03_Nishikubo

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/172-Nishikubo-Hiro-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Nov 15

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Nishikubo, Hiroshi: narrator, Demonteverde, Marie: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Hiroshi Nishikubo oral history interview, part 3 of 5, April 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051873.