Hiroshi Nishikubo

性別 Male
生年月日 1921-11-15
出生地 Clarksburg CA, U.S.A.
入隊した年 1944-5-30, Ft. Douglas UT
入隊のタイプ Draftee
所属・部署 Army
兵役のタイプ War
所属部隊のタイプ Combat
所属部隊 442nd Regimental Combat Team, L Company
特殊技能 Rifleman
最終目標 Camp Blanding, FL.; France; Italy
除隊した年 Ft. Meade MD
所属部隊の役割 Combat and occupation
所属部隊での個人的役割 I was a member of the rifle squad.
主な戦闘(交戦地帯へ従軍した場合) Rhineland; No. Apennines; Po Valley
勲章・褒章(個人又は所属部隊) Combat Infantryman Badge; European Theater of Operation Ribbon with 3 Battle Stars; Purple Heart for wounds in action; Distinguished Unit Badge for action penetrating the Gothic Line in Italy.
生活状況 Living conditions were primitive. We stayed in captured dugouts or outdoors.

We bathed in creeks where available.

Meals were mostly K rations. Occasionally, we had hot meals when conditions were right.

We didn't have much for entertainment, except in the rear area. Mostly, we played cards.

軍隊生活で最も記憶に残っている出来事 When I was going back to the aid station after being wounded, a sniper emptied his rifle at me as I was running along the trail. I must have looked like a scene from the Keystone Cops movie.
軍隊にいる間、最も懐かしかったもの I missed my sleep and leisure time.
個人的に軍隊経験から学んだ最も重要なこと The many friends I have made during my military service. These are people I will never forget, especially the K.I.A.'s.

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