Kennie Namba oral history interview, part 5 of 6, July 13, 2001

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Description

Namba discusses a Sergeant who was killed in action, as well as other soldiers who were wounded and killed in action when a mine was set off during a night patrol. He then discusses how war is portrayed in movies and television; provides some thoughts about being a Nisei soldier and a part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team; and discusses the Gothic Line. Lastly, Namba talks about getting wounded at Hill [540] in central Italy; receiving a Bronze Star; returning to the United States; and talks about his wife and children.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:28:58

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0185_05_Namba

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/185-Namba-Kennie-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1925 May 02

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Namba, Kennie: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kennie Namba oral history interview, part 5 of 6, July 13, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052084.