Richard Sakakida tells of his capture and assignment as interpreter in HQ of General Yamashita in Manila, Philippines.
Manila Philippines Date:1945, November 15 Duration:4 min 18 sec Sound:Yes
Sergeant Richard Sakakida testifying during Yamashita trial in Manila, Philippines after World War II. American officers and prosecutors enter into the court room. Maps on a wall. Hawaiian-born Japanese-American (Nisei) sergeant Richard Sakakida sits in a chair and is questioned. He answers about his birth and his capture by Japanese forces. He answers about Japanese attitude during capture and his assignment as interpreter in HQ of General Yamashita.
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