Kuni Pete Nakao oral history interview, part 1 of 4, November 13, 1999

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Description

Nakao discusses growing up in Sacramento, California, where he attended Japanese language school, learned martial arts, and was a liquor salesman for Japanese liquor. He also talks about encountering racism during his time in the Quartermaster Corps in San Luis Obispo and Van Nuys, and his experiences after being sent to Military Intelligence Service Language School at Camp Savage in Minnesota. Lastly, he briefly discusses his family's forced removal to Tule Lake Incarceration Camp.

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video/m4v

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00:27:52

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1999OH0090_01_Nakao

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/090-Nakao-Pete-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1916 Oct 12

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Citation

Nakao, Kuni Pete: narrator, Nakamatsu, Karen: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kuni Pete Nakao oral history interview, part 1 of 4, November 13, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 24, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050542.