The Untold Story of Edwin “Bud” Nakasone’s Experience with the US Army’s Secret Language School During WWII at the Stearns History Museum

The Untold Story of Edwin “Bud” Nakasone’s Experience with the US Army’s Secret Language School During WWII at the Stearns History Museum

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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack attends a presentation at the Stearns History Museum by retired Army Colonel Edin “Bud” Nakasone as he recounts witnessing the attacks on Pearl Harbor as a child from his rural Hawaiian home. Nakasone also spoke about his eventual service to the United States, including time spent at Fort Snelling as part of the US Army’s Military Intelligence Service Language School.

This presentation is a part of the partnership between the Stearns History Museum and the Smithsonian Institute’s Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans & World War II and Minnesota’s Secret Language School.