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[Nisei bravery hailed by famous camera man]
War Relocation Authority: publisher
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CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Article describes camera man Joe Rosenthal, photographer of "Raising the Flag" taken in Iwojima, supporting Nisei servicemen's bravery and loyalty during the War in the Pacific. Rosenthal describes shift of Nisei from Europe to the Pacific Theater where "their linguistic and other talents could be put to better use." Rosenthal also condemned racism and discrimination against the Japanese-American community in the U.S. including the Hood River, Washington American Legion post in removing names of Japanese-Americans from the city's honor roll. Includes printed photograph of "Raising the Flag".
2 pages, typescript with printed photograph
The War Relocation Authority (WRA), together with the Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA), the Civil Affairs Division (CAD) and the Office of the Commanding General (OFG) of the Western Defense Command (WDC) operated together to segregate and house some 110,000 men women and children from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains documents and photographs relating to the establishment and administrative workings of the (WDC), the (WRA) and the (WCCA) for the year 1942.
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
World War II--Military service
World War II--Military service--100th Infantry Battalion
World War II--Military service--442nd Regimental Combat Team
Journalism and media--Mass media
World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community
Race and racism--Discrimination
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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