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Japanese Americans fighting the Nazis US Army Signal Corps Rd. to Rome
Japanese American war hero Purple Heart Pacific Theater WRA
Nisei in Uniform US Dept Interior WRA War Dept.
From: “Nisei in Uniform,” a publication of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the War Relocation Authority in collaboration with the War Department, c. 1940s“. See more here: http://encyclopedia.densho.org/media/encyc-psms/en-denshopd-p155-00019-1.pdf

From Densho.org:
Japanese Americans in Military during World War II

Much decorated for their valor and often cited as being part of the most decorated unit in World War II for its size and length of service, Japanese Americans served in the U.S. armed forces in disproportionate numbers, despite having their loyalties questioned after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Though they mostly served in the segregated 442nd Regimental Combat Team and its predecessor, the 100th Infantry Battalion, others served as translators and interpreters in the Military Intelligence Service. Because of the unique role they played during and after the war, Japanese American war veterans continue to play an influential role in the community.

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