Henry Yoshitake oral history interview, part 4 of 7, April 30, 2001

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Description

Yoshitake discusses the Gothic Line; talks about training and combat experiences; discusses navigating minefields; and talks about soldiers who were killed in action including Sadao Munemori. He then talks about his experiences with enemy fire against German soldiers, discusses the aftermath of the Gothic Line battle, and talks about the end of the war in Europe. Next, Yoshitake talks about his duties as a machine gunner, his thoughts regarding Japanese American combat teams, and discusses using Japanese language while in combat. Lastly, Yoshitake talks about his relationship with Hawaiian soldiers, friendships with other Nisei soldiers, friends who were killed in action, and corresponding with his family while overseas.


Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:24:46

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0175_04_Yoshitake

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/175-Yoshitake-Hank-4.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 4 of 7, April 30, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051949.