Harry Kubo oral history interview, part 3 of 6, January 26, 2003

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Description

After his language training, Kubo would be shipped overseas, first going to Angel Island near San Francisco, where they would prepare for the long journey ahead. They would head out on a 50-day boat ride to Brisbane, Australia, getting sick and gambling along the way. There, they would set up with the Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS). Next, they would be sent out to New Guinea to form a task force. They would go to multiple places from there including Morotai, Latay and Luzon, where the end of the war would occur and they would be sent to Fukuoka in Japan for the military occupation. He talks more about his experiences in Asia, being a translator and capturing documents.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:28:55

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2003OH0326_03_Kubo

Oral History Item Type Metadata

URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/326-Kubo-Harry-3.m4v

Date of Birth

1919 Apr 14

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Index

Yes

Citation

Kubo, Harry: narrator, Dojiri, Michelle: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harry Kubo oral history interview, part 3 of 6, January 26, 2003,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1053336.