George Karatsu oral history interview, part 2 of 4, December 9, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Karatsu talks about his brother’s military service as part of the H Company in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He also talks about going overseas, joining the 442nd as a replacement, and discusses his assignments as a messenger and his duties carrying soldiers who were killed in action. He also talks about the living conditions while overseas, and discusses the 5th platoon’s company commander and soldiers. Lastly, Karatsu talks about the end of the war, and his brother’s Military Intelligence Service (MIS) assignment.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0222_02_Karatsu

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/222-Karatsu-George-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 02

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Karatsu, George: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Karatsu oral history interview, part 2 of 4, December 9, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052298.