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VIDEO: Author talks about WWII Nisei soldiers

Original post made on Aug 21, 2013

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.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 19, 2013, 9:26 AM

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Posted by bill
a resident of 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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