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Mamoru Kanda oral history interview, part 6 of 6, June 26, 2004
Kanda discusses the G.I. Bill and attending the University of Southern California; discusses an influential professor who helped him while his mother was dying; and talks about his employment at a structural engineering firm. He then talks about his work in interpreting and translating while working for Counterintelligence Corps (CIC) in post-war Japan; and his work as a structural engineer. Lastly, Kanda discusses California laws for constructing schools as it pertained to his work as an engineer, starting his own firm, and provides a message to future generations regarding values.
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Date of Birth
1924 Jul 25
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Kanda, Mamoru: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Mamoru Kanda oral history interview, part 6 of 6, June 26, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed September 29, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1050575.