Jack Wayne Wilson oral history interview, part 2 of 2, November 2, 2009

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Jack discusses his experience in the European Theater and how they advance to the Moselle River by Vosges, Italy. Jack's battalion finds themselves surrounded in enemy lines.

There are several attempts to deliver supplies to the Lost Battalion; however, there are expecting strong counterattacks.

Within several days the Lost Battalion is rescued by the 100th and 442nd. After the rescue, Jack becomes an honorary member of the 442nd.

Post-war, Jack remarries, works at the Post Office for 30 years before retiring. He spends his time active with the American Legion Post.

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video/m4v

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0:39:24

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2009OH0798A_02_Wilson

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/798A-Wilson-Jack-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jan 03

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Citation

Wilson, Jack Wayne: narrator, Nakaishi, Russell: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Jack Wayne Wilson oral history interview, part 2 of 2, November 2, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053393.