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Just Americans : how Japanese Americans won a war at home and abroad : the story of the 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Team in World War II

Author: Robert Asahina
Publisher: New York : Gotham, ©2006.
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Describes the pivotal contributions of the Japanese-American 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Team of World War II, a segregated unit of Japanese-American soldiers that became the nation's most decorated unit.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asahina, Robert.
Just Americans.
New York : Gotham, ©2006
(OCoLC)607840805
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Asahina
ISBN: 9781592401987 1592401988
OCLC Number: 62697074
Description: 339 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : Jap Road --
Citizens --
One Puka Puka : the mainland, Hawaii, and the 100th Battalion (separate) --
Kotonk V. Buddhahead : volunteers, the cadre, and the 442d Regimental Combat Team --
"What we're fighting for" : draftees and replacements --
Soldiers --
Dragoon : the 36th "Texas" Division and the race up the Rhône --
Dogfaces : the liberation of Bruyères --
The battle for the high ground : from Belmont to Biffontaine --
Dark nights of the soul : the lost battalion --
Go for broke : "what others fear to attempt" --
Casualties : "let them loose" --
Veterans --
Homecoming : "Americans first class" --
Afterword : "here we admit a wrong" --
Epilogue : Hill of sacrifice --
Appendix : Pearl Harbor and 9/11.
Responsibility: Robert Asahina.
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Describes the pivotal contributions of the Japanese-American 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Team of World War II, a segregated unit of Japanese-American soldiers that became the nation's most decorated unit.

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