Walter Tanaka

Nisei male. Born February 19, 1918, in Watsonville, California. Drafted into the military before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Volunteered for the Military Intelligence Service and interrogated Japanese POWs in Australia during the war. After the war, served as a linguist and interpreter in Japan during the U.S. occupation.


Walter Tanaka Interview — ddr-densho-1004-6
October 20, 2000. Northern California.
01:37:01 — 13 segments.
Walter Tanaka