Janet Nakakihara and Janice Trubitt oral history interview, part 4 of 4, April 26, 2007

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Janet and Janice discuss Sadao's medal and where it is now at Fort DeRussy, Hawaii.

Janet and Janice go to Italy for the 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of Italy. They say the locals are appreciative of the Japanese American soldiers from World War Two. Near Piesa, a statue is installed for the Nisei Infantry.

They both answer the question of Sadao and his siblings playing any musical instruments.

Janet and Janice discuss Sadao's letters. In the letters, Sadao inquires about the family, especially his mother. Sadao is devoted to his family and their well-being. Janice recalls a photograph of Sadao at Manzanar.

Janet learns that a Military Transport is named after her uncle Sadao when she is in Japan. The official name of the Military Transport is Private Sadao USSR. The transport ship is used during the Korean War. There is another naming for Sadao. Janet says the landmark naming of Sadao is by the LAX airport by the 105 and 405 freeway. Janet and Janice are proud to be related to Sadao.

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video/m4v

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2007OH0760_04_Nakakihara
2007OH0761_04_Trubitt

Citation

Nakakihara, Janet: narrator et al., “Janet Nakakihara and Janice Trubitt oral history interview, part 4 of 4, April 26, 2007,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/1058016.