Victor Abe oral history interview, part 3 of 5, November 14, 1999

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Description

Victor Abe talks about his graduation from Military Intelligence School and his subsequent journey to Australia to become a translator of captured Japanese documents. Finding the duty in Australia unexciting he volunteers to be a document translator during the New Guinea campaign and then describes reading dead Japanese soldier's diaries. Lastly, he discusses talking to a Japanese soldier POW, some health incidents suffered during the war, and the Invasion of the Philippines at Leyte.

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video/m4v

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0:27:02

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

1999OH0094_03_Abe

Citation

Abe, Victor: narrator, Sato, Christine: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Victor Abe oral history interview, part 3 of 5, November 14, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056122.