George Yoshihara oral history interview, part 5 of 7, April 21, 2002

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Description

Yoshihara talks about combat experiences including firing against German soldiers; getting wounded and taken to the hospital; and guarding the France/Italy border. He then talks about encounters with Daniel Inouye; wartime friendships with other soldiers; corresponding with his family while overseas; selling cigarettes on the black market; his trip to Rome; and his best overseas experiences. Next, Yoshihara talks about taking classes at the University of Florence; serving with the 442nd medics; the Army point system; and returning to the United States and going to college. Lastly, Yoshihara talks about his experiences with discrimination, and attending a high school reunion where he received his high school diploma.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:27:29

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0273_05_Yoshihara

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/273-Yoshihara-George-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Sep 17

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

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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 5 of 7, April 21, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052884.