Henry Yoshitake oral history interview, part 3 of 7, April 30, 2001

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Description

Yoshitake talks about his life in Ohio, getting inducted, and the differences between Hawaiian and Mainland military service. He then talks about going to Camp Blanding for infantry training, seeing his parents prior to going overseas, and traveling overseas to Europe. Next, Yoshitake describes Italian civilians and towns; talks about meeting up with the 100th/442nd and his first combat experiences guarding the French/Italian border; and talks about witnessing German soldiers while on guard duty. Lastly, Yoshitake talks about his duties as part of A Company, discusses his good luck charm, and talks about his experiences navigating minefields.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:26:53

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0175_03_Yoshitake

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/175-Yoshitake-Hank-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 Mar 27

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Yoshitake, Henry: narrator, Inouye, Jason: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Henry Yoshitake oral history interview, part 3 of 7, April 30, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 27, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051948.