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

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Description

Tagawa continues to talk about an encounter with a sniper. He also continues to talk about the Bruyeres-Biffontaine and the Hill 140 campaigns. He describes his brothers military service. He discusses his return to the United States and his participation in a victory ceremony in Washington D.C. He describes his family’s life after they left Gilda Concentration Camp. He talks about ways to make money. He explains an incident in a European wine cellar. Tagawa talks bout the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He briefly discusses the French Resistance. He describes the military equipment that was used during World War Two. He talks about his college studies. He explains how his children inspired him to share his war stories. He discusses his employment opportunities after the war, including IBM. He continues to talk about his name. He talks about running into a high school friend. Tagawa describes veteran reunions. He briefly discusses a monument in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California. He talks about his friendships with Hawaiian soldiers and his sister-in-law. He describes several photographs.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:51:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2006OH0661_03_Tagawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/661-Tagawa-Mitz-3.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 3 of 3, April 21, 2006,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051991.