Stanley Falk oral history interview, part 1 of 2, July 20, 2009

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Falk discusses his rank; talks about how he became interested in Japanese language and culture; talks about taking classes to learn Japanese language; and discusses the [Military Intelligence Service] Caucasian program and his training at Fort Snelling. He then provides his thoughts about Japan prior to his service and shipping overseas; discusses traveling to Japan for his commission; talks about his first assignment in technical intelligence; and discusses his first impressions of Japan. Next, Falk talks about his experiences in Japan including his interactions with Japanese citizens; sightseeing; friendships; and describes roads, houses, the train system, and Nisei coworkers. Lastly, Falk discusses the Japanese journalist, K.K. Kawakami; his interrogation assignment; learning Japanese culture; taking judo lessons; discusses instances of prejudice against Japanese citizens; and discusses Japanese sense of humor.

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0:54:21

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2009OH0976_01_Falk

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/976-Falk-Stanley-1.m4v

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Yes

Citation

Falk, Stanley: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Stanley Falk oral history interview, part 1 of 2, July 20, 2009,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055621.