Japanese American pointing at Honor Roll sign
ddr-densho-37-748 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i37-00748)
Original WRA caption: Fumi Onodera, 20, proudly points at the names of her 3 brothers, Kid, 26; Kaun, 24; and Satoru, 22, on the Honor Roll of Japanese-Americans serving in the U. S. Army from the Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. The 3 brothers are training in a combat team at Camp Shelby, Mississippi with other Americans of Japanese parentage. Some have already seen action in Italy. The Onodera brothers are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Toyosuike Onodera of Hunt. He was formerly a tailor in Seattle Washington. The hunt Honor Roll numbers 416 now the list is still growing. More than half volunteered since Pearl Harbor.
October 14, 1943
- Onodera, Fumi
Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration