Go For Broke: Japanese American Soldiers Fighting on Two Fronts

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Exhibition

Jul 20105 Sep 20106

Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Statue of Liberty National Monument & Ellis Island
New York, New York, 10004
United States

This exhibit will outline the Japanese American experience in the United States with emphasis on the Japanese American soldiers in World War II and after.

The topics the exhibit will explore include:

* Japanese immigration to the United States, 1885-1924
* Prewar Japanese Experience in Hawaii and the Mainland, 1924-1941
* Pearl Harbor and Japanese American Evacuation and Internment on the West Coast
* Japanese American Soldiers in World War II
* Soldiers Returning Home and the Closing of the Internment Camps
* Japanese American Veterans and the Civil Rights Movement
* Japanese American Veterans and the Redress Movement (Passage of House Resolution 442)
* The Legacy

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A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation