Yoshio Kinoshita oral history interview, part 3 of 4, July 13, 2001

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Description

Kinoshita discusses his experiences being a litter-bearer, and picking up wounded soldiers. He then talks about his experience learning about the end of the war in Europe and recalls Italians civilians' reactions to this news. He also talks about his brother’s assignment in the Pacific Campaign as part of the Military Intelligence Service, communicating with his family during the war and being subjected to censorship in regards to correspondence, and his family’s thoughts about his service in the Army. After the end of the war, Kinoshita traveled back to the United States, and describes his thoughts and feelings regarding being back. He then traveled to Fort Lewis before going back home to his family's farm in Oregon. Kinoshita also talks about his experiences with discrimination post-war, and adjusting to life after the war. Lastly, Kinoshita discusses meeting his wife, his children, and talks about some of his hobbies.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:25:17

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0186_03_Kinoshita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/186-Kinoshita-Yoshio-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Jan 08

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kinoshita, Yoshio: narrator, Nakamatsu, Karen: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Yoshio Kinoshita oral history interview, part 3 of 4, July 13, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052088.