Interview with Thomas Makiyama

Thomas Makiyama started budo at the age of 18 in January 1947 after enlisting in the U.S. Army. He went to Japan from his home state of Hawaii immediately after basic training and was stationed in Yokohama, where he was assigned to the 8th Army’s military police criminal investigation division. This was during the early Occupation, before the outbreak of the Korean War.


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