Letter from Masao Okine to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, January 10, 1946 [in Japanese]

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ddr-csujad-5-121 (CSUJAD Local ID: oki_01_49_001, CSUJAD Project ID: csudh_oki_0122)

CSU Dominguez Hills Okine Collection

A letter from Masao Okine to his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine in Hawthorne. This letter is written in Japan where Masao is currently stationed as a Nisei soldier and mailed via San Francisco by the U.S. Army Postal Service. In the letter, Masao describes his work as a US Army solider in Japan: He has been staying in Sagamihara, Kanagawa, but has not been informed of the next deployment. The solders take an exam and the next locations are determined based on the results of the exam. He also writes about her brother-in-law, Nobuyuki Tanimoto, who Masao has been trying to locate in Tokyo. He states that Ginza in Tokyo is completely destroyed by the bombing attacks during the war. He also appreciates his parents for the financial support, 37.00 dollars given to his wife, Ayame. The handwritten notes on the back on the envelope read: Arrived on January 30, 1946, no. 3 [in Japanese]. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_49_001




CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections

[Title of item], Okine Collection, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills

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