This collection contains photographs and documents belonging to Mr. Akira Nakamura, who served in the U.S. Military Intelligence Service during World War II. In 1945, he was selected to serve in Okinawa interrogating Japanese prisoners of war. The collection includes photographs of Okinawan civilians and U.S. soldiers. Also included are drawings and calligraphy given to Mr. Nakamura by Japanese prisoners of war, as well as original copies of leaflets dropped on Okinawa by the United States Army.
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192 photographic prints, black and white; 46 documents
Courtesy of the Akira Nakamura Family Collection