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VIDEO: Author talks about WWII Nisei soldiers

On Sunday, Aug. 4, San Francisco author and photographer Tom Graves discussed his book, "Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans of WWII and Korea," at Palo Alto's Obon Festival. Graves spent a decade conducting hundreds and hundreds of interviews with these aging veterans, gathering the rich stories they had to tell for his book. In an interview with Palo Alto Weekly, Graves describes the struggle of these veterans, as they fought America's war while America interned their relatives.

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VIDEO: Author talks about WWII Nisei soldiers

by Karishma Mehrotra / Palo Alto Weekly

Uploaded: Mon, Aug 19, 2013, 9:26 am

On Sunday, Aug. 4, San Francisco author and photographer Tom Graves discussed his book, "Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans of WWII and Korea," at Palo Alto's Obon Festival. Graves spent a decade conducting hundreds and hundreds of interviews with these aging veterans, gathering the rich stories they had to tell for his book. In an interview with Palo Alto Weekly, Graves describes the struggle of these veterans, as they fought America's war while America interned their relatives.

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bill
Barron Park
on Aug 21, 2013 at 7:49 pm
bill, Barron Park
on Aug 21, 2013 at 7:49 pm

As I recall, the Japanese soldiers in the 442nd (?) Combat Infantry lost more men than any other unit of the American army.


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