Ben Kitagawa oral history interview, part 5 of 6, February 24, 2002

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Description

Kitagawa discusses revisiting Bruyeres for the 50th anniversary, and seeing the monument there dedicated to the 442nd. After this, he talks about the end of the war in Europe and seeing the German prisoners of war. He would be able to take a short trip to see Switzerland before returning home to the United States. He would be home for a short time before re-enlisting into the Army and continuing his career overseas in the Philippines. He talks about the various experiences while re-enlisted, including the officers and colonels that he was able to work with. Next, he talks about the legacy of the 442nd and the accomplishments they had.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:50

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Identifier

2002OH0251_05_Kitagawa

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/251-Kitagawa-Ben-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jan 15

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kitagawa, Ben: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Ben Kitagawa oral history interview, part 5 of 6, February 24, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052675.