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Free Screening of “Rescuing the Lost Battalion”, an NHK documentary, on June 5, 2018

S&D members and Friends,

There will be a free screening of a documentary by NHK (national broadcasting org in Japan) on Oahu at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii (JCCH). Details summarized below and included in the pdf document that follows.

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Cordially Invites You to a screening of NHK Documentary –
Rescuing the Lost Battalion, The story behind the “Heroes”

Date: Tuesday, June 5th
Place: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Manoa Grand Ballroom

Doors Open 5:30 pm
Event begins 6:00 pm

Admission: Free (Light refreshments will be served).

About “Rescuing the Lost Battalion”
During World War II, Japanese-Americans formed the 442 Infantry Regiment to show their loyalty to the United States. Despite discrimination at home, they served with distinction on the Western Front and were regarded as heroes. This documentary explores their bravery through recollections of its members and confidential records.

To attend, please RSVP to Sal Miwa by Friday May 25th. – Sal Miwa smiwa@mylandhawaii.com

Download (PDF, 173KB)

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