Kazuhiko Yamada oral history interview, part 1 of 3, January 30, 2009

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Description

Yamada begins the interview with an introduction on where he was during the surrender of Japan during the war. He would be part of the occupation forces in Japan, specializing on translating documents that would be used in the War crimes trials. He would work at the NYK building for the Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) in Tokyo and be part of a special team dealing with classified documents. He talks about the various handwritten documents that were commonly seen and the different meaning he had to decipher. Next, he speaks about the conditions in Japan during the occupation and meeting his wife in Tokyo.

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video/m4v

Extent

0:55:44

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Identifier

2009OH0969_01_Yamada

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/969-Yamada-Kazuhiko-1.m4v

Date of Birth

1915 Oct 24

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

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Entrance into Service

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Yes

Citation

Yamada, Kazuhiko: narrator et al., “Kazuhiko Yamada oral history interview, part 1 of 3, January 30, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055539.