Yoshio Anzai oral history interview, part 4 of 4, October 31, 2001

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Description

Anzai talks about assisting Hawaiian soldiers with writing letters to their families back home while in battle at Anzio, and also talks about his duties during battle which involved being a rifleman. He then discusses about some of the medals he received. Anzai details about working in a hospital as a messenger when the war ended. Anza also discusses about returned to the United States, and arrived in New York where he stayed in a hospital for a month due to sickness, and then traveled back to Hawaii with other Hawaiian soldiers. He then describes the living conditions, activities, and food on the boat. Anzai discusses his life once returning to Hawaii, working as a mason, and then as a carpenter. Lastly, he talks about marriage, his children and their occupations, his grandchildren, important lessons learned from World War Two including his experiences as a Nisei soldier; and provides a message to future generations of Japanese Americans regarding work, education, and war.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:25:40

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0212_04_Anzai

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/212-Anzai-Yoshio-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Jan 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Anzai, Yoshio: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Yoshio Anzai oral history interview, part 4 of 4, October 31, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052216.