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

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Description

Kinoshita discusses being sent to mechanic school, and then losing his rank as sergeant when Japanese American soldiers were transferred out of the 92nd Reconnaissance. He then talks about going to Camp Shelby and his encounters with local townspeople near the camp. Kinoshita also discusses his first experiences in combat while in Italy, including avoiding getting shelled and being a litter bearer during the battle at Hill 140. Kinoshita then describes seeing his parents for the first time after the war ended, and talks about growing up in Oregon during the depression era. Lastly, Kinoshita discusses his wife and children; and provides some advice for future generations of Japanese Americans.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:19:31

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0186_04_Kinoshita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/186-Kinoshita-Yoshio-4.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 4 of 4, July 13, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052089.