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Daniel Akaka oral history interview, part 2 of 2, April 14 & 15, 2008
Senator Akaka focuses on the importance of recognition of Nisei soldiers and describes the role he played in upgrading awards and helping secure Medal of Honor designations for a group of Nisei veterans. Senator Akaka also discusses a book which focused on Nisei linguists and the role Japanese American forces played in occupied Japan. In concluding, Senator Akaka highlights the importance and impact Nisei soldiers had on the Asian American community and the lessons to be taken away from the Niseis during World War II.
Akaka, Daniel: narrator, Horsting, Robert: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Daniel Akaka oral history interview, part 2 of 2, April 14 & 15, 2008,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 25, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056128.