Stanley Akita oral history interview, part 4 of 6, October 29, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Akita talks about his involvement in the Bruyeres-Biffontaine campaign. He describes his interactions with locals. He explains how he went from transporting prisoners of war to becoming a prisoner of war. He briefly talks about how prepared he felt for a prisoner of war scenario. He shares his feelings about being captured by German soldiers. Akita briefly describes what everyday life was like for a prisoner of war.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:21

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0209_04_Akita

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/209-Akita-Stanley-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Apr 19

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Akita, Stanley: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Stanley Akita oral history interview, part 4 of 6, October 29, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052202.