Kune Hisatomi oral history interview, part 4 of 6, January 13, 2002

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Description

Hisatomi continues to talk about his basic training. He shares his knowledge of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the "no-no boys." He discusses receiving shipping orders and his journey to Europe. He shares his first impressions of Naples, Italy. He talks about receiving enemy fire and casualties within his unit. He explains how his training differed from the realties of war. Hisatomi describes his work with gliders. He talks about how he interacted with European locals. He describes his involvement with the Bruyeres-Biffontaine campaign and the rescue of the Lost Battalion.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:16

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Identifier

2002OH0223_04_Hisatomi

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/223-Hisatomi-Kune-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Nov 30

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Hisatomi, Kune: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kune Hisatomi oral history interview, part 4 of 6, January 13, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052307.