George Yoshihara oral history interview, part 4 of 7, April 21, 2002

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Description

Yoshihara talks about his experiences at Camp Blanding including his first impressions, his platoon sergeant, and basic training. He then talks about preparing to go overseas, and visiting his parents at Minidoka incarceration camp and his experiences in Chicago. Next, Yoshihara talks about traveling overseas and his first experiences in Europe, the weather in France, joining up with the 442nd , and Army food. Lastly, Yoshihara talks about his combat experiences during and after the Gothic Line; discusses his interactions with civilians; guard duty; and talks about getting assistance from the 92nd Infantry Division.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:43

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0273_04_Yoshihara

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/273-Yoshihara-George-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Sep 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Yoshihara, George: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Yoshihara oral history interview, part 4 of 7, April 21, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 19, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052883.