Harry Akune oral history interview, part 3 of 7, September 18, 1999

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Description

Harry Akune recalls meeting his wife in Chicago after the war. He describes his Japanese language training at the Military Intelligence Service Language School at Camp Savage, where they studied Japanese military language. Half-way through his training, he was sent to Camp Shelby for basic training with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. After completing training, he was sent to Australia to join Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS), where he was assigned to the 33rd Infantry Division stationed in New Guinea. He talks about his experiences working with Japanese prisoners of war.

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video/m4v

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00:27:51

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1999OH0073_03_Akune

Citation

Akune, Harry: narrator , Furuya, Kenny: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Harry Akune oral history interview, part 3 of 7, September 18, 1999,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 23, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/342.