George Tanaka

性別 Male
生年月日 1927-10-10
出生地 Mussel Slough CA, U.S.A.
入隊した年 1948-8-1, Fresno CA
入隊のタイプ Volunteer
所属・部署 Army
兵役のタイプ War,peacetime
所属部隊のタイプ Support
所属部隊 MPIS (Military Police Investigation Section), CID (Criminal Investigation Division), G-2 1st Cavalry; 441st Counter Intelligence Corp Tokyo, Japan
特殊技能 Language
最終目標 Fort Ord, CA; Japan; Korea
除隊した年 Fort Ord CA
所属部隊の役割 G-2; Interrogation of POW's; 1st Cavalry.
所属部隊での個人的役割 Transportation; Escorting POW's.
主な戦闘(交戦地帯へ従軍した場合) Defense of the Taegu-Pusan perimeter at the begionning of the Korean War. Advance to N. Korea until the Chinese entered the conflict and retreat to the 38th parallel.
勲章・褒章(個人又は所属部隊) Korean Service Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge
生活状況 War condition, pup tent, squad tent and in 3/4 ton weapons carrier. Use our helmet as water container. We were able to get sacks of rice and we took turn cooking our rice with regular GI chow. Bob Hope came to Pyonyang (capital of N. Korea) also Les Brown.
軍隊生活で最も記憶に残っている出来事 I lost three of my buddies I knew in Tokyo. Served 4 years and saw a good part of the country from July 1950 to July 1951. Returned to Japan to finsih my tour at 441st CID Headquarters.
軍隊にいる間、最も懐かしかったもの Japanese food during basic training.
個人的に軍隊経験から学んだ最も重要なこと To be able to serve my country and be lucky to survive the conflict in healthy condition. I enjoyed the sight seeing trips we made in and around Tokyo and visit to the movie studio.

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