James Suzuki oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 3, 2001

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Description

He shares a disclaimer about how he remembers events. He talks about nerves before going into combat. He describes his first time under enemy fire. He discusses German weaponry and his first encounter with a German soldier. He talks about his Lieutenant Roger Smith. He lists other combat missions. He describes the battle at Hill 140. He explains how he communicated with his family while overseas. He describes a reconnaissance mission in Pisa. He discusses an attempt to find the Italians that provided him shelter behind enemy lines. Suzuki explains how he reconnected with his rescuers. He talks about entering his base camp after his reconnaissance mission.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:15

Language

Identifier

2001OH0201_03_Suzuki

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/201-Suzuki-Turk-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Oct 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Suzuki, James: narrator, Inouye, Jason: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “James Suzuki oral history interview, part 3 of 5, September 3, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052160.