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9781400102815

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2006

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CD-Audio

Just Americans: How Japanese Americans Won A War At Home And Abroad: The Story Of The 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Tea CD-Audio by Robert Asahina book cover | Buy Just Americans: How Japanese Americans Won A War At Home And Abroad: The Story Of The 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Tea from the Angus and Robertson bookstore'

Just Americans: How Japanese Americans Won A War At Home And Abroad: The Story Of The 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Tea

Robert Asahina


FORMAT: CD-Audio

The dramatic story of the segregated Japanese-American 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Team reveals, as Gen. Jacob L. Evers puts it, in World War II these soldiers more than earned the right to be called just American, not Japanese Americans. Unabridged. 10 CDs...

Just Americans: How Japanese Americans Won A War At Home And Abroad: The Story Of The 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Tea

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A sneak attack by an enemy power leaves thousands of Americans dead. A minority group in America is harassed for its ties to a foreign country. A worldwide conflict tests our resolve in combat abroad and our commitment to justice, equality, and liberty at home... Within months after Pearl Harbor, 110,000 Japanese Americans were forcibly "evacuated" from the West Coast, losing their jobs, their property, and their homes. In less than a year, they were "relocated" and incarcerated in desolate camps throughout the West, Southwest, and South. Yet, incredibly, thousands of young men from the camps joined the Army, to defend the country that had denied them their rights. This is the dramatic story of the segregated Japanese American 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Team-and what they did to affirm their full citizenship. As Gen. Jacob L. Devers put it, in World War II the soldiers of the 100th/442d had "more than earned the right to be called just Americans, not Japanese Americans." During the fall of 1944, the combat team made headlines when it rescued the "lost battalion" of the 36th "Texas" Division. At the same time, with the 1944 elections looming, the Roosevelt Administration was debating whether to close the camps. And while the soldiers of the 100th/442d were sacrificing their lives in Europe, the Supreme Court was deciding the infamous Korematsu and Endo cases, which challenged the notion that "military necessity" justified the "relocation." From breathless battle scenes, masterfully handled in all their detail; to the unbreakable bonds of friendship in the field; to heart-wrenching stories of loss and discrimination on the mainland and in Hawaii, Just Americans tells the story of what Gen. George C. Marshall called the "most decorated unit in American military history for its siz

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Category:
Second World War
Publication Date:
2006-09-05
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
EAN:
9781400102815
Country Of Origin:
USA
Weight:
244

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