Chiye Watanabe oral history interview, part 4 of 5, December 20, 2008

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Henry M. Hayashi discusses his time at Fort Sheridan and Camp Shelby before going overseas. Joe is also at Fort Sheridan and Camp Shelby with Henry. Henry grows up in Los Angeles, CA, where there is diversity, and everyone gets along. When Henry goes to Camp Shelby, he witnesses segregation in the South.

Before going overseas, Henry visits his family in Amache and has a bad experience. He describes the living conditions and treatment. Also, Henry gets married to his wife in Chicago.

In Italy, Henry is in the last push. He describes his time in the European Theater and the learning of Joe's death. Chiye Hayashi Watanabe and Seiichi Nakawatase also discuss learning about Joe's death. Joe Hayashi is awarded the Purple Heart, Distinguish Service Medal, and Medal of Honor for his service in World War Two.

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2008OH0956_04_Watanabe

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Watanabe, Chiye: narrator et al., “Chiye Watanabe oral history interview, part 4 of 5, December 20, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 2, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055581.