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George Oiye oral history interview, part 4 of 7, March 24, 2002
George Oiye discusses his unit's time in the Maritime Alps and the search for and eventual destruction of a railroad gun. Next, he describes how the 522nd was sent into Germany while the 442nd returned to Italy. Lastly, he describes the liberation of Dachau and the atrocities seen in the German concentration camps and then the post war occupation of Germany.
World War II--European Theater--Central Europe Campaign--Liberation of Dachau Subcamps (522nd Field Artillery Battalion)
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Date of Birth
1922 Feb 19
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Oiye, George: narrator, Yahata, Craig: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “George Oiye oral history interview, part 4 of 7, March 24, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 20, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056148.