Thomas Sakamoto oral history interview, part 4 of 6, June 3, 2001

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Description

Thomas Sakamoto talks about his experience as a Military Intelligence Service linguist. His responsibilities were to translate captured Japanese documents and interrogated Japanese prisoners of war. He explains the conditions of jungle warfare in the Pacific Theater. He talks about how he met his wife, who was also a Japanese linguist. He goes on to talk about the end of the war, where he was sent to the Occupation of Japan as part of the War Correspondence.

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video/m4v

Extent

00:27:35

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Spatial Coverage

Identifier

2001OH0184_04_Sakamoto

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Index

Yes

Citation

Sakamoto, Thomas: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Thomas Sakamoto oral history interview, part 4 of 6, June 3, 2001,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/677.