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Horace Nakamura oral history interview, part 5 of 6, February 24, 2001
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.
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Date of Birth
1927 Jan 29
Location of Birth
Branch of Service
Entrance into Service
Location of Basic Training
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 October 4, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1051285.