Fred Ida oral history interview, part 5 of 8, September 29, 2003

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Description

Ida talks more about his experiences at Camp Shelby, eating fried chicken and catfish at the local restaurants. Shortly after, they would be sent overseas in a convoy, first landing in Oran before arriving in Naples. They would head up to Civitavecchia, where they would meet up with the 100th Infantry Battalion. Next, he talks about his first day of combat and the brutality of the Hill 140 battle. After this, he talks about getting wounded in action, taking shrapnel in his leg and spending four months in the general hospital before being able to join up with his squad once again in Nice. He talks about the Champagne Campaign and the rest and relaxation they had there.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:30

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0237R_05_Ida

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/237R-Ida-Fred-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ida, Fred: narrator, Miyamoto, Phil: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Ida oral history interview, part 5 of 8, September 29, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 23, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052427.