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Honor before glory : the epic World War II story of the Japanese American GIs who rescued the Lost Battalion

Author: Scott McGaugh
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the 442nd, a segregated unit of Japanese American citizens, commanded by white officers, that finally rescued the "lost battalion." Their unmatched courage and sacrifice under fire became legend - all the more remarkable because many of the soldiers had volunteered from prison-like "interment" camps where sentries watched their mothers and fathers from the barbed-wire perimeter. In seven campaigns,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott McGaugh
ISBN: 9780306824456 0306824450
OCLC Number: 933590629
Description: xix, 256 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: A strong force will follow --
Back to the front --
Fire for effect --
Combat efficiency: poor --
Keep them coming --
About to die --
Need any cigarettes? --
Paths to peace --
Honor bestowed.
Responsibility: Scott McGaugh.

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The riveting, gritty, and inspiring story of the Japanese-American "GO FOR BROKE" unit that rescued- against all odds- a trapped American battalion and went on to become the most decorated unit of  Read more...
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Praise for Honor Before Glory "The legendary courage and tenacity of the Nisei 442nd Regimental Combat Team made it the most highly decorated unit in the history of the United States Army. The Read more...

 
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