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Nisei in Uniform
[Washington, D.C.]: Issued by Department of the Interior, War Relocation Authority, in collaboration with the War Department, 1944. [24pp]. Publisher's original stapled wraps, photo-illustrated throughout. Near Fine with light general wear and light creasing throughout. Nisei is a Japanese term used in North and South American meaning "second generation," specifically referring to ethnically Japanese children born in the Americas to Japanese-born parents who immigrated there. This pamphlet details the heroic acts of the two Japanese-American combat units in World War II, the 442nd Combat Team and the 100th Battalion. A scarce pamphlet issued by the War Relocation Authority, the American governmental agency overseeing the mass internment of Japanese-Americans, often mentioning relocation camps, making note of soldiers who volunteered directly from them to join the US Army. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books [United States]

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