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Letters from the 442nd
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Minoru Masuda
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-01 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

This is the first collection of letters by a member of the legendary 442nd Combat Team, which served in Italy and France during World War II. Written to his wife by a medic serving with the segregated Japanese American unit, the letters describe a soldier's daily life. Minoru Masuda was
Facing the Mountain
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Daniel James Brown
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-11 - Publisher: Penguin

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of NPR's "Books We Love" of 2021 “Masterly. An epic story of four Japanese-American families and their sons who volunteered for military service and displayed uncommon heroism… Propulsive and gripping, in part because of Mr. Brown’s ability to make us care deeply about the
Going for Broke
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: James M. McCaffrey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-30 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

When Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Americans reacted with revulsion and horror. In the patriotic war fever that followed, thousands of volunteers—including Japanese Americans—rushed to military recruitment centers. Except for those in the Hawaii National Guard, who made up the 100th Infantry Battalion, the U.S. Army
Multicultural America
Language: en
Pages: 2528
Authors: Carlos E. Cortés
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-15 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

This comprehensive title is among the first to extensively use newly released 2010 U.S. Census data to examine multiculturalism today and tomorrow in America. This distinction is important considering the following NPR report by Eyder Peralta: “Based on the first national numbers released by the Census Bureau, the AP reports
In Love and War
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Melody M. Miyamoto Walters
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-09 - Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

The events of December 7, 1941, rocked the lives of people around the world. The bombing of Pearl Harbor had intimate repercussions, too, especially in the territory of Hawaii. In Love and War recounts the wartime experiences of author Melody M. Miyamoto Walters’s grandparents, two second-generation Japanese Americans, or Nisei,