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Hawaii Efforts to remember the sacrifices and heroism of 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team soldiers who served during World War II are taking on a new twist: comic books. Stacey Hayashi is putting their stories together in an
Like many World War II veterans, he speaks modestly about his service. He is quiet and a polite listener, not the kind to draw attention to himself. Museum in New Orleans, other veterans noticed his hat emblazoned with his unit's insignia and number.
The Smithsonian Institution is announcing a seven-city tour to showcase the Congressional Gold Medal awarded in 2011 to Japanese-American veterans of World War II. The medal was awarded to the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat
The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service tour was announced Thursday in Washington. It will visit the Japanese American National Museum from May 4 through June 9, 2013. Accompanying the display will be an educational package with an
Nearly 30 Nisei veterans of World War II accepted Congressional Gold Medals today from Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento, in a ceremony honoring the Japanese Americans for serving their country while their immediate families were held in internment
Walter Tanaka San Jose Walter Tanaka, 94, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2012. He will be remembered lovingly by his children, Wesley Tanaka (Kathy), Karen Lucas (Steven), Pat Martin (Dave), Terri Koike (Glenn), his 7 grandchildren, his 2 great
A few stood razor straight, some used wooden canes or aluminum walkers and others sat in wheelchairs. But the reward this time wasn't a field ration of cold beans and stale bread. "At my age, I don't know about this," joked Samuel Ono of San Jose,
Valley to receive medals The Fresno Bee Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 11:46 PM Text Size: tool goes here Japanese-American veterans of World War II will receive replica Congressional Gold Medals during the sold-out Day of Remembrance luncheon Sunday in
Scott Sommerdorf The Salt Lake Tribune) Ninety-two year old Murray resident Jiro Mori, second from right, stands alongside other Nisei veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in the Utah House on Monday.
Nearly seven decades after the attack on Pearl Harbor, thousands of Japanese-American World War II veterans were honored Wednesday at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony held at the U.S Capitol. In a rare moment of unity, Democratic and Republican