Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients (exhibition)
|RG Media Type||exhibitions|
|Title||Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients|
|Creators||Japanese American National Museum|
|Interest Level||Grades 6-8; Grades 9-12; Adult|
|Theme||Patriotism - positive side or complications; Heroism - real and perceived|
|Free Web Version||No|
|Has Teaching Aids?||Yes|
|Geography||United States; Europe; Asia|
2004-05 exhibition on Japanese American recipients of the Medal of Honor, the country's highest military decoration organized by the Japanese American National Museum (JANM). Of the twenty-four Japanese American recipients, twenty-one were honored for their service during World War II. Beyond the Call of Duty was one of eight exhibitions in the Little Rock, Arkansas, area that were part of the Life Interrupted project, a collaboration between JANM and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Three of the exhibitions, all on some aspect of the Japanese American military experience, were displayed at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, the other two being Witness: Our Brothers' Keepers and Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese American Soldiers in World War II.
For More Information
Life Interrupted exhibitions, Japanese American National Museum website. http://www.janm.org/events/2004/lifeinterrupted/exhibitions/.