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Letter from Yuki Akaki, Staff Sergeant, United States Army, to Miss Hatsume Akaki, August 1944
Akaki wrote this letter to his sister during one of his shifts on duty in Italy. He wishes his sister luck in moving to Detroit. He goes on to discuss the feelings he gets whenever one of his friends dies in combat. He also writes about how he craves food from home, especially in comparison to the Army food.
4 pages, handwritten
Akaki, Robert: donor
Akaki, Yuki: author, “Letter from Yuki Akaki, Staff Sergeant, United States Army, to Miss Hatsume Akaki, August 1944,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed May 28, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/357.