Jim Jitsuo Tokushige oral history interview, part 3 of 4, July 14, 2007

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Description

Tokushige talks about his experiences after landing in Naples; discusses the Lost Battalion rescue; and talks about the meaning of “go for broke”. He then talks about German soldiers; getting wounded and his hospital stay; getting a cameo ring in Naples; and talks about his encounters with a nurse during his hospital stay. Next, Tokushige talks about going to Florida for recuperation, Army food, Army friendships, and his duties while on motorcycle patrol in Fort Knox. Lastly, Tokushige talks about the treatment of Japanese American soldiers, going on dates, the end of the war, his duties guarding German POWs, and discusses his wife,

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:57:01

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2007OH0789_03_Tokushige

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/789-Tokushige-Jim-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Dec 07

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Tokushige, Jim Jitsuo: narrator, Wasserman, Laura: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jim Jitsuo Tokushige oral history interview, part 3 of 4, July 14, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053191.