Joseph Kurata oral history interview, part 2 of 2, March 19, 2010

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Description

Kurata discusses his experiences while on headquarters assignment duty; talks about seeing confiscated Japanese swords; and discusses his transfer to Sendai to set up a new Counterintelligence Corps (CIC) headquarters. He then talks about his CIC assignment in Chiba, his duties as a CIC agent, and his experiences working with informants to get information about the Japanese Communist Party. Next, Kurata tells a story regarding a traditional Japanese meal; discusses meeting his wife and getting married; and talks about returning to the United States. Lastly, Kurata talks about the contributions of Nisei linguists, and provides some advice for future soldiers who could potentially have a military occupation assignment.

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video/m4

Extent

0:51:45

Language

Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2010OH1005_02_Kurata

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Date of Birth

1921 Oct 26

Location of Birth

War or Conflict

Branch of Service

Entrance into Service

Location of Basic Training

Campaigns/Battles

Index

Yes

Citation

Kurata, Joseph: narrator et al., “Joseph Kurata oral history interview, part 2 of 2, March 19, 2010,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1055742.