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Just Americans, how Japanese Americans won a war at home and abroad : the story of the 100th Battalion/442d Regimental Combat Team in World War II, Robert Asahina - (pbk.)

Table Of Contents
Prologue : Jap Road -- Citizens. One Puka Puka : the Mainland, Hawaii, and the 100th Battalion (Separate) ; Kotonk v. Buddhahead : volunteers, the cadre, and the 442d Regimental Combat Team ; "what we're fighting for" : draftees and replacements -- Soldiers. Dragoon : the 36th "Texas" Division and the race up the Rhône ; Dogfaces : the liberation of Bruyères ; The battle for the high ground : from Belmont to Biffontaine ; Dark nights of the soul : the lost battalion ; Go for broke : "What others fear to attempt" ; Casualties : "Let them loose" -- Veterans. Homecoming : "Americans first class" -- Afterword. "Here we admit a wrong" -- Epilogue. Hill of sacrifice -- Appendix. Pearl Harbor and 9/11
Literary Form
non fiction
First trade pbk.
Originally published: New York : Gotham Books, c2006
Physical Description
339 pages, [8] pages of plates, illustrations, maps, 24 cm.

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