Kuni Pete Nakao oral history interview, part 3 of 4, November 13, 1999

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Description

Nakao discusses his relationship with his assigned bodyguard, Harold Peterson. He also talks exploring underground caves while on Kiska Island, living in Alaska as a translator, and recalls how he met his wife and got married in Salt Lake City. Nakao also discusses his experiences while on Attu Island regarding suicide of Japanese soldiers, and his discovery of diaries and women's clothing Japanese soldiers kept as keepsakes.

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video/m4v

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00:27:06

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1999OH0090_03_Nakao

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http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/090-Nakao-Pete-3.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 3 of 4, November 13, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 27, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050544.