Kazuichi Hamasaki oral history interview, part 2 of 2, March 21, 2006

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Description

Hamasaki discusses his time overseas fighting in the war. To begin, he talks about his combat experience at Hill 140, Bruyeres, and the Vosges Mountains. Next, he talks about the Champagne campaign in France, which would be his final campaign before the end of the war. After the war, his team was instructed to guard over the German prisoners of war in southern Milan until sent to Leghorn to ship back to the United States. After finally getting back to Hawaii, Hamasaki attended college at Graceland University in Iowa, followed by his master's degree at Omaha University in Nebraska. Following this, he moved to Honolulu, where he would start a family and start his career in social work. A few years later, he would move back to Maui to continue his career working for the State of Hawaii. Next, he talks about his family background, other activities that he has been involved with and a message to future generations. Finally, he looks through various photos and narrates them.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:58:47

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0657_02_Hamasaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/657-Hamasaki-Kaz-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 May 02

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hamasaki, Kazuichi: narrator, Okitsu, Walter: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kazuichi Hamasaki oral history interview, part 2 of 2, March 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 29, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051974.