Mitsugi Tagawa oral history interview, part 2 of 3, April 21, 2006

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Description

Tagawa describes the discrimination he witnessed while living in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He talks about his basic training. He discusses military food and relaxation time. He describes his military training. He talks about G Company. He discusses another furlough that he took. Tagawa talks about an assignment he had in Alabama. He describes a journey overseas and his arrival in North Africa. He talks about a patrol assignment. He explains his encounters with people from other cultures. He describes his first combat experience. He discusses the conflict at Hill 140. He talks about Pinkhouse and the Rome-Arno campaign. He describes his interactions with civilians. Tagawa describes the Bruyeres-Biffontaine campaign. He talks about the rescue of the Lost Battalion. He explains how he acquired a collection of T-shirts. He talks about seeing Ernie Pyle on the front lines. He talks about USO shows. He discusses the Champagne Campaign and an encounter with a sniper.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:57:22

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0661_02_Tagawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/661-Tagawa-Mitz-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Mar 09

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Tagawa, Mitsugi: narrator, Yamagami, Don: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mitsugi Tagawa oral history interview, part 2 of 3, April 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 28, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051990.