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Joe Sako oral history interview, part 5 of 7, May 1, 2004
Mr. Sako describes his trips throughout the country while stationed in Japan. Most notable of these trips was one he took to Hiroshima to visit relatives. Staying with his relatives he heard a first hand account of the dropping of the atomic bomb from an aunt and was able to walk around the city and survey the damage. Mr. Sako goes on to describe his duties while on assignment in Japan, which included him translating the history of the war in the Pacific from the Japanese perspective as well as acting as a proofreader.
Sako, Joe: narrator , Horsting, Robert: interviewer , and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher , “Joe Sako oral history interview, part 5 of 7, May 1, 2004,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 22, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1056561.