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Episode 206 - Across the Sea, Part 2

This week, we take a closer look at early communities of Nikkeijin — people of Japanese descent — in the United States and Hawaii.

Listen to the episode… 143 more words


An All-Nisei Combat Group - Mythbusters Claim #3

On page 227 of Weedflower, Kadahota  writes:

“Most amazingly, the government was now calling on young men to sign up for a special draft for an all-Nisei combat team of about five thousand men.” 135 more words

Weedflower Assignments

The Firebombing of Tokyo – Part 1

Some weeks ago, I found this blog courtesy of Pacific Paratrooper.  This American’s family history involves relatives who served on both sides of the Pacific campaign in WW II. 1,265 more words


Military Myths & Legends: "Go For Broke"

By LtCol Mike Christy – Together We Served Dispatches

Immediately after Japan’s December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and other American bases in the Pacific, the United States declared war on Japan. 1,704 more words

Breaking loose vs. maintaining subordination

Philip Kan Gotanda’s play “The Wash” was first staged in San Francisco’s Eureka Theatre in 1987. It is the most straightforward (straight ahead rather than jumping into flashbacks or dreaminess) and least specifically Japanese-American of the work by Gotanda with which I’m familiar. 393 more words

Stephen O. Murray

TOURNAMENT PREDICTIONS: Humbug vs Nisei / Triangle vs Revelations / Squeeze vs The Walk

The X-Cast blog team are going to share their daily predictions about the Episode Tournament fixtures coming up, talking about who they think will win (not crucially who *should* win – that’s up to you!). 351 more words

The X-Files