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  • ISBN: 9780525557401
  • ISBN: 0525557407
  • Physical Description: xx, 540 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Viking, [2021]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Prologue -- Shock -- Exile -- Kotonks and ... Read More
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Using interviews with the families of the ... Read More
Subject: United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Europe.
Japanese American soldiers > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Japanese American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States.
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Asian & Asian American.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.
HISTORY / World.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination.
Summary: Using interviews with the families of the protagonists as well as deep archival research, Brown portrays the kaleidoscopic journey of four Japanese-American families and their sons, who volunteered for 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Deployed to France, Germany, and Italy, they were asked to do the near impossible. Brown also tells the story of these soldiers' parents, immigrants who were forced to shutter the businesses, surrender their homes, and submit to life in concentration camps on U.S. soil. Whether fighting on battlefields or in courtrooms, these were Americans under unprecedented strain, doing what Americans do best: striving, resisting, pushing back, rising up, standing on principle, laying down their lives, and enduring.--

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