Army & Navy - No Problem

From a cautious experiment the Army had received an unexpectedly rich reward. A group of sinewy oriental soldiers, only one generation removed from a nation that was fighting fanatically against the U.S., was fighting just as fanatically for it. Last week the War Department wrote "proved" on the experiment. It added a unit citation (for "outstanding performance of duty in action") to the already-remarkable collection of medals held by the Japanese-American 100th Battalion.

Chary Beginnings. For almost two years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, young Japanese-American soldiers trained hard and all but unnoticed...

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