Akira Iwasaki oral history interview, part 4 of 5, July 14, 2001

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Description

Iwasaki talks about his involvement with the Lost Battalion campaign. There, he would endure cold weather, including snow, and shooting mortars through heavy forested areas. Following this, they would head to the French Riviera, where they would begin the Champagne Campaign. There they would mostly be involved with rest and relaxation and talking with French civilians. From there, they would head to Po Valley, where they would hear of V-E day. They would continue on through Italy, stopping in Milan before being sent home to the United States. He would return to Hillsboro, taking flying lessons and joining his family on the farm once again.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:51

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0188_04_Iwasaki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/188-Iwasaki-Akira-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Jul 08

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Iwasaki, Akira: narrator, Nakamatsu, Karen: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Akira Iwasaki oral history interview, part 4 of 5, July 14, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052098.