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442nd Regimental Combat Team Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01573
18 black and white photographs spanning 8 pages which feature soldiers from a Japanese American segregated regiment. Most of the photographs are of the soldiers posing, working, and relaxing at camp, most likely Camp Shelby in Mississippi. Three photos are accompanied by captions. The regiment was made up mostly of second generation Japanese citizens who fought mostly in Europe. Their motto was "Go for Broke" and they are the most decorated unit in the history of American war fighting. Sources consulted for this finding aid: Goforbroke.org

Dates

  • 1942-1944

Creator

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Extent

0.01 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase from Langdon Manor Books with funds from the Lyon Gardiner Tyler Library Endowment, 2018.
Title
Guide to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team Photograph Album
Author
Christina R. Luers, CA
Date
2018-12-03
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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