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

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Description

Okubo discusses the orders of secrecy during World War Two. After 30 years of the war, Okubo is allowed to talk about the Military Intelligence Service (MIS). He believes the Military Intelligence Service interpreting and translating the Japanese language plays a big part in wining the war.

Okubo's three brothers also serviced in the military. They do not talk about their war time service. Okubo says he is not allow due to secrecy until recently. After being discharge, he returns back to his former employer American Family Life Insurance Company before starting his own independent business. Okubo discusses the Nisei legacy and contribution for the future, He donates his wartime items to the National Museum and shares advice for future generations.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:29:25

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2002OH0238_07_Okubo

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/238-Okubo-Don-7.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 7 of 7, January 22, 2002,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1052437.