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Unlikely liberators : the men of the 100th and 442nd

Author: Masayo Duus
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unlikely Liberators is the action-filled story of the men of the 100th Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Not trusted to fight in the Pacific, these sons of Japanese immigrants were sent instead to the European theater. In the eyes of their own government and the Europeans they liberated, they were an unlikely group of fighting men. They nevertheless engaged the enemy with astonishing heroism, winning
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Duus, Masayo, 1938-
Unlikely liberators.
Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)571387631
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Masayo Duus
ISBN: 0824810813 9780824810818
OCLC Number: 15489003
Notes: Translation of: Buriea no kaihōshatachi.
Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The destination of the Maui --
One-puka-puka --
Go for broke --
Guinea pigs from Pearl Harbor --
Fanatic soldiers --
The home front --
"Little brown soldiers" in the dark forest --
The Battle at Biffontaine --
The rescue of the Lost Battalion --
War's end --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Buriea no kaihōshatachi.
Responsibility: by Masayo Umezawa Duus ; translated by Peter Duus.

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