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Americans first : Chinese Americans and the Second World War

Author: Kevin Scott Wong
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, 2008.
Series: Asian American history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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During the Second World War, Chinese Americans contributed to the war effort by joining the armed forces and working in the defense industries. This title traces the history of the 14th Air Service  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Scott Wong
ISBN: 9781592138401 1592138403
OCLC Number: 176875674
Notes: Originally published: [Cambridge, Mass.] : Harvard University Press, ©2005.
Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Chinese America before the War --
Chinatown Goes to War --
The "Good Asian" in the "Good War" --
Hawai'i's Local Warriors --
The Fourteenth Air Service Group --
Into the Mainstream --
Appendix: Employment Tables.
Series Title: Asian American history and culture.
Responsibility: K Scott Wong.
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