Horace Nakamura oral history interview, part 5 of 6, February 24, 2001

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Nakamura discusses his involvement with the war crimes trials, first in Australia, where he would interrogate the prisoners of war in Sugamo prison, then to Tokyo for the Class B trials. After these, he would work as a translator for prisoners of war that had been laborers in Siberia. Following this, he would get assigned to the 1st battalion in the Korean Army. There, he would be involved in combat, setting up a defense perimeter and helping with translation along the way with a rank of corporal. Next, he talks about the medals and awards that he received.

Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:27:05

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0151_05_Nakamura

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/151-Nakamura-Horace-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1927 Jan 29

Location of Birth

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Index

Yes

Citation

Nakamura, Horace: narrator, Tagami, Steve: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Horace Nakamura oral history interview, part 5 of 6, February 24, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed July 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051285.