Yeiki Kobashigawa oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 12, 2000

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Description

Mr. Kobashigawa describes his arrival in Italy and talks about the action he saw throughout the Anzio Campaign. Mr. Kobashigawa was wounded in battle several times and discusses how military hospitals functioned at the time. Near the end of the video, Mr. Kobashigawa describes how he helped destroy several German machine gun nests, breaking down the German defenses, and allowing the Allied forces to march into Rome. Mr. Kobashigawa received the Distinguished Service Cross for these actions.

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video/m4v

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00:26:07

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Identifier

2000OH0124_02_Kobashigawa

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/124-Kobashigawa-Yeiki-2.m4v

Date of Birth

1917 Sep 28

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Citation

Kobashigawa, Yeiki: narrator, Hashisaka, Ann: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Yeiki Kobashigawa oral history interview, part 2 of 4, June 12, 2000,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 25, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055699.