Nisei military volunteers

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ddr-densho-37-329 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i37-00329)

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Original WRA caption: A family group picture of the Sakura family. Left to right are, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sakura and their baby, Frederick Scott Sakura, 10 weeks old; Chester is holding Chester, Jr., age 2; John David, age 7, is standing in [front] of Mrs. Chester Sakura; Gerald 3-1/2 is in front of Kenny; Mrs. Misa Sakura, mother of the Sakura brothers; Ted. All the children, except the baby, belong to Chester. The four brothers, Ken, Chester, Ted and Howard, volunteered for service in the combat team composed of Americans of Japanese ancestry.

March 12, 1943

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  • Sakura, Howard
  • Sakura, Frederick Scott

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