Kazuo Komoto oral history interview, part 4 of 6, April 16, 2005

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Kazuo Komoto discusses the trip from Camp Savage to his first overseas duty on Fiji Island as a team leader of a 10 man Japanese language team, and then he discusses the duties performed while on Guadalcanal. Next, he describes how he volunteered for front line duties on New Georgia Island, his Hakujin body guards, and jungle warfare. Lastly, he recounts being wounded by a Japanese sniper, and then meeting Eleanor Roosevelt while recovering from his wound in a Fiji hospital.

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video/m4v

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0:29:34

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2005OH0557_04_Komoto

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URL

http://www.goforbroke.org/oral_histories/mp4/557-Komoto-Kazuo-4.m4v

Date of Birth

1918 Nov 09

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Citation

Komoto, Kazuo: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Kazuo Komoto oral history interview, part 4 of 6, April 16, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 18, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056165.