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Title
[D.S.C. awarded to two gallant Nisei fighters in Italy]
Creator
United States. War Relocation Authority: publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
[1944]
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Materials in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Article about heroics of two Nisei soldiers from the 100th Battalion: Private Shizuya Hayashi of Oahu, Hawaii and Allen Ohata. Hayashi was cited as killing 18 Germans in a "one-man attack" and Ohata was cited as killing 47 Germans near Cerasulo, Italy. Ohata was promoted to lieutenant for his services and both soldiers received a Distinguished Service Cross award.
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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.
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Type
text
Format
application/pdf
Identifier
sjs_fla_0480
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/6307
Language
English
Subject
World War II--Military service--100th Infantry Battalion
World War II--Military service--Medals and awards
World War II--Support from the non-Japanese American community
Source
San Jose State University Department of Special Collections and Archives
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt987024h5/
John M. Flaherty Collection of Japanese Internment Records

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