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Title
Mitsuru Yagura and man in front of barrack 14H at Poston incarceration camp
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1942-1945
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
All request for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to California State University, Sacramento, University Library, Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. Further information available online: www.lib.csus.edu/scua
Description
Mitsuru Yagura in a 442nd Regimental Combat Team uniform standing next to a man in front of barrack 14H at Poston Incarceration Camp. Mitsuru was wounded in action during the battle of the Lost Battalion, France, October 28 1944. He earned a Purple Heart. From Hashimoto Poston Photograph Album, page 64.
Suyeko Sue Hashimoto (nee Yagura) was born in 1921 in Sanger, California to Nakazo and Chiye Yagura. She was incarcerated in Poston, Arizona. Her brother, Mitsuru “Mits” Yagura served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and participated in the rescue of the Lost Battalion. Sue married Yasuo Hashimoto, the second son of a farming family in the Bradshaw area of Sacramento, California.
Type
image
Format
Photographs
black and white, 4 x 2.5 inches
image/jpeg
Identifier
sac_hash_0148
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/57394
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Military service--442nd Regimental Combat Team
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Place
Parker, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Poston (Colorado River)
Source
California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Hashimoto Family Collection

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