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Japanese American Citizens League activities

Japanese Plan Loyalty Rally (December 21, 1941)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 21, 1941, p. 7
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Japanese Are Ready to Obey Moving Order (February 24, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 24, 1942, p. 4
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Sakamoto Tells of Appreciation (May 17, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, May 17, 1942, p. 10
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 3 (January 22, 1988)

Selected article titles: "Hirabayashi Case May Go to High Court" (p. 1), "Northern California Leaders Support Nakanishi" (pp. 1-2), "Congressman Vouches for JACL's Collaboration with Army in 1942" (pp. 2-3), and "Matchmaking Japanese-Style" (pp. 3, 5).
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JACL document: Suggestions of Things to Take

This document was issued by the Yuba-Sutter-Butte-Colusa Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. It details suggested items to bring during mass removal.
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442nd Regimental Combat Team

Nisei soldier's Purple Heart

Purple Heart awarded Minoru Tsubota, Warrant Officer (Junior Grade), 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Combat wounded in Cerebia, Italy, Aug. 24, 1944.
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442nd Regimental Combat Team soldiers in France

Original caption: Japanese-American troops climb into a truck as they prepare to move their bivouac area. 2nd Battalion, 442nd Combat Team, Chambois Sector. France. 10/14/44.
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Basic training

Basic training at Camp Shelby. Firing Browning 30-Calibre heavy meachine gun.
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Nisei soldier relaxing in barracks

Preparations are being made for a parade to be held in Washington, D.C., on July 15, 1946 by the 442nd Combat Team (Japanese-American troops), temporarily stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 7-6-46. Pfc. Roy Fujihara of 1581 Kauluwela Lane, Honolulu, relaxes in his barracks after a hard drill.
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Nisei soldier standing guard

Original caption: S/Sgt. James S. Kawashime, a Japanese-American from Hanoa Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, stands guard for the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Infantry Bn., U.S. Seventh Army in the Charmois area of France, in bivouac before meeting the Germans in combat for the first time. 10/12/44.
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