Millard Black oral history interview, part 3 of 5, January 20, 2001

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Description

Mr. Black talks about his trip across the Atlantic, where he landed in North Africa and was eventually deployed to Salerno, Italy. Assigned as a forward observer, Mr. Black saw his first action at the Battle of Monte Cassino and described his various duties the position entailed. After joining the Lost Battalion as a replacement, the group became trapped in the Vosges Mountains. Mr. Black describes the conditions while trapped and discusses the rescue operation by 442nd. Following the rescue, Mr. Black was evacuated, suffering from dysentery and hepatitis, and taken back to the United States.

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video/m4v

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00:26:57

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2001OH0149_03_Black

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http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/149-Black-Millard-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1924 Jul 05

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Citation

Black, Millard: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Millard Black oral history interview, part 3 of 5, January 20, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055813.