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Tsuneo "Cappy" Harada oral history interview, part 4 of 7, February 5, 2005
In this segment, Tsuneo "Cappy" Harada discusses his work as a baseball promoter and adviser during his service in Allied-occupied Japan. Serving as an aide for General Marquat, Harada was given the freedom to re-introduce professional baseball to Japan, which helped improve relations between the Japanese people and Americans working during the occupation. From there, Harada was able to build and develop a professional baseball league in Japan, which is an achievement he expresses immense pride at. Harada also reflects on the many relationships and friendships he built during his career, including Generals Marquat and MacArthur, Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe. Harada speaks especially fondly of his friendship with General Marquat, who he served as an aide for.
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Harada, Tsuneo: narrator, Hawkins, Richard: interviewer, and Go For Broke National Education Center: publisher, “Tsuneo "Cappy" Harada oral history interview, part 4 of 7, February 5, 2005,” Japanese American Military History Collective, accessed March 28, 2023, https://ndajams.omeka.net/items/show/717.