VETERANS

This section honors the service of the Japanese American men and women who served our country in various wars and begins with World War II.
Format: Each section will begin with a broad description of that war.
A list of Colorado veterans of that war will be initiated requiring community input to complete.
This section will be ‘UNDER CONTINUOUS CONSTRUCTION’
Check this website or the JARCC Newsletter for updates.

RESOURCES:
The Go For Broke Spirit, Portraits of Courage
The Go For Broke Spirit, Portraits of Legacy
Photos by Shane Sato and Stories recorded by Robert Horsting
Portraits and Stories of WW II Veterans in 2 coffee table books.

To purchase @ https://www.thegoforbrokespirit.com/

Shane Sato, Photographer, and Robert Horsting, Oral Historian, were featured at a 3-day event held at Colorado History Museum in 2020. JARCC was instrumental in gathering Colorado vets for Shane and Robert to interview and photograph for possible inclusion in his 2nd edition, Portraits of Legacy.

Each veteran was presented with a signed copy of the book.

The exhibit, Portraits of Courage, was displayed at Colorado History Museum from Dec 20, 2019 – Feb 17, 2020.
https://www.historycolorado.org/exhibit/portraits-courage-photographs-shane-sato

Shane Sato, Hason Yanaga, Chris Omoto, Robert Horsting

Robert, Hasen Yanaga, Shane Sato                                                           

REFERENCES FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WW II VETS
https://java.wildapricot.org/Nisei-Legacy
https://encyclopedia.densho.org/Japanese_Americans_in_military_during_World_War_II/
https://blog.theveteranssite.greatergood.com/nisei-soldiers/

Rose Uriyu’s account of her military service
https://libraries.usc.edu/article/wwii-nisei-veteran-reflects-her-service

442 Vet honored in France
https://abc7.com/japanese-american-veteran-france-world-war-two/7877995/

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