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Women's Army Corps/Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

Two soldiers in front of a building

Herbert K. Yanamura on the right.
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Herbert K. Yanamura with his wife [?]


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Go For Broke photograph album

Clarence Matsumura's Go For Broke photograph album.
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Picking fruit in a tree

Caption in album: "As spring came and summer and leaves bloomed on trees we waited and saw some trees later bear fruit. This is the only kind of fresh fruit we ever got during the war. For fresh vegetables we traded cigarettes with some German farmer. [?] are made vegetable stew ...
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442nd Regimental Combat Team headquarters

Caption in album: "442nd Combat team H[?]."
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Herbert K. Yanamura at the Kalamazoo train station


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Group photograph of soldiers


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442nd soldiers cooking C rations

Caption in album: "At times chow wasn't so good as we got our share of 'C' rations most often. Breakfast, dinner, supper day after day. But when you work hard you get hungry and when you are hungry you can eat anything. Here we heat up a C ration ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 14 (October 4, 1974)

Selected article titles: "Textbook Selection Needs Revamping" (p. 1), "War History of 442nd and 100th Inf. Suggested Be Included at 'Punchbowl'" (pp. 1, 4), "Washington Newsletter: Amnesty for Vietnam War Resisters Recalls Tragic Nisei WW2 Cases" (pp. 1, 3), and "Central Cal's Heartbeat Survey Shows Nikkei Living on Abundant ...
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Women's Army Corps

Nisei Women's Army Corps (WAC) detachment at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. During World War II and the postwar period more than 300 nisei women served in the WAC.
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