Don Miyada oral history interview, part 3 of 4, November 22, 2014

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After completing basic training at Camp Blanding and Camp Shelby, Don goes overseas on the Queen Mary. Don describes traveling in France to join the 100th and 442nd at the holding line.

Don is in holding a position in France for four months. This period is called the "Champagne Campaign." Don explains how the name originates. After the hold, Don goes to Italy to the front lines for the Gothic Line.

In Po Valley, Don recalls squad members that are wounded in action and killed in action and his assignment.

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2014OH1074_03_Miyada

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Date of Birth

1925 May 21

Location of Birth

Incarceration Facilities

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Citation

Miyada, Don: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Don Miyada oral history interview, part 3 of 4, November 22, 2014,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052707.