442 Live with Honor, Die with Dignity

During WWII, soldiers of the 442 Regiment, composed mainly of Japanese Americans fought not only the enemy but also prejudice in their homeland. However, the 442 became the most decorated regiments for its size and length of service in the …

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Nisei WWII veteras awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Thousands of Japanese-American soldiers are now recipients of the highest civilian honor given by Congress. The awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal comes nearly seven decades after the U.S. base at Pearl Harbor was attacked and the soldiers’ loyalty was …

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