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Satoshi Sakurai Collection Finding Aid 2017.003
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Description
This collection contains personal materials from Satoshi Sakurai's time in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II, including his Army uniform jacket.
Background
Satoshi Sakurai was born in Los Angeles in 1918. He was sent to Gila River Detention Center in Arizona where he enlisted in the Army. He joined the 442nd Regiment Anti-Tank Company and saw combat in Italy and France. He returned to Los Angeles after the war and later married artist, Nancy Liberto Sakurai.
Extent
0.21 Linear Feet