Shuji Taketomo oral history interview, part 3 of 6, April 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Taketomo discusses landing in Italy. He explains why it was difficult to disembark ships while in Europe. He talks about his journeys through Europe. Taketomo describes meeting up with the 100th Regimental Combat Team. He talks about his first combat experiences and the Biffontaine Campaign. He discusses the rescue of the Lost Battalion. He explains how troops communicated during wartime.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:55

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0173_03_Takemoto

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/173-Taketomo-Shuji-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Dec 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Taketomo, Shuji: narrator, Inouye, Jason: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center, “Shuji Taketomo oral history interview, part 3 of 6, April 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 22, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051884.