Stanley Serikaku oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 29, 2002

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Description

Serikaku gives his first-hand fighting experience throughout Europe. To begin, he speaks briefly of the differences between "buddha heads" and "kotonks". Following that, he discusses first arriving in Europe, training and guarding items on ships before getting joined by the 100th Infantry and beginning his first campaign - the Rome-Arno. He speaks in depth regarding the Rome-Arno campaign including commanding his company, losing men and deciding how and where to maneuver his team while being stuck between enemy fire.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:30

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0290_03_Serikaku

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/290-Serikaku-Stan-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1921 Jan 16

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Serikaku, Stanley: narrator, Kunitomi, Darrell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Stanley Serikaku oral history interview, part 3 of 5, June 29, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 28, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052995.