Fred Matsumura oral history interview, part 3 of 4, January 25, 2003

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Matsumura discusses the friendships he made in the field during the War - one friend who was killed in action towards the end of the War, and another who he remained friends with for decades. He then lists the numerous decorations and medals he received for his service. Finally, he describes other memorable events during the wartime including the rescue of the Lost Battalion and the weeks-long celebration after victory.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:30:35

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0322_03_Matsumura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/322-Matsumura-Fred-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1923 Apr 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Matsumura, Fred: narrator, Amano, Iris: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Fred Matsumura oral history interview, part 3 of 4, January 25, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed April 21, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053318.