George Yuichiro Uchimiya oral history interview, part 2 of 2, April 7, 2007

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Description

Uchimiya continues his recollection of his war time overseas, beginning with the Lost Battalion campaign. He talks about the process that they took to save the 36th Division and General Dahlquists reaction afterwards. He would also receive a wound during this time that would spell the end of his combat time. Next, he discusses his time in the hospital and his time at Lake Como, where he would attend classes. He goes on to talk more about his other war experiences, and an ear injury that he received during the war. From these two injuries, he would receive two Purple Hearts. He would return to the United States using the points system, and be discharged at Camp Atterbury. After this, he would reunite with his family in Cleveland and attend Ohio State University. Next, he talks about his career work and his wife and children. Next, he talks about skiing and finishes with a message for future generations.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:50:59

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Identifier

2007OH0756_02_Uchiyama

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/756-Uchimiya-George-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Aug 31

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Uchimiya, George: narrator, Yamagami, Don: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Yuichiro Uchimiya oral history interview, part 2 of 2, April 7, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052496.