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442nd veterans in Hawaii awarded French Legion of Honor medals

Three WWII veterans received France’s highest order of merit at the Hawaii State Capitol Thursday.

Guillaume Maman, Honorary Consul of France in Hawaii, presented the Legion of Honor medal to Harold Afuso, Tetsuo Tateishi (posthumously), and Futao Terashima. 76 more words


2006 Nisei Week Los Angeles

Participants carry a shrine during Nisei Week in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 13, 2006.

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Spotlight: Nisei by JJ White

SBN-10: 1535010975

ISBN-13: 978-1535010979

Black Opal Books

Trade paper, 292 pgs.

June 28, 2016 $12.49

Also available for Kindle 741 more words


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

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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