Masaru Ishida oral history interview, part 4 of 5, June 29, 2002

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Description

Ishida discusses his hospital stay for an ingrown toenail which caused him to miss combat duty during the Gothic Line. He then talks about his experiences at Leghorn; his guard duty assignment; visiting Switzerland while on leave; getting discharged; and returning home. Next, Ishida discusses the end of the war; the atomic bombing of Hiroshima; friendships with fellow soldiers; seeing his family again post-war; and his brothers' military service. Lastly, Ishida discusses his post- war employment; returning to school; his sisters; USO shows while traveling to Europe; the accomplishments of Nisei soldiers; and provides a message to future generations.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:35

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0291_04_Ishida

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/291-Ishida-Masaru-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1922 Aug 11

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Nickname

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Ishida, Masaru: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Masaru Ishida oral history interview, part 4 of 5, June 29, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053001.