Don Okubo oral history interview, part 5 of 7, January 22, 2002

Files

Dublin Core

Description

Okubo discusses his interpreter experience and interrogation tactics with the Prisoners of War at Palau. Okubo is at Palau for two to three weeks before moving to the next invasion.

The next assignment for Okubo is psychological warfare. He recalls propaganda being broadcast from the boat and leaflets being distributed to get Japanese soldiers to surrender. He recalls Admiral Kamada surrendering and civilian casualties .


Format

video/m4v

Extent

0:29:11

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0238_05_Okubo

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/238-Okubo-Don-5.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Jan 23

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Okubo, Don: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher , “Don Okubo oral history interview, part 5 of 7, January 22, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 21, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052435.