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Two Japanese American Soldiers, Two Best Friends, And a Crossroad


Before his next mission located near Marciaso, Italy, Masao wrote a letter along with the photo above stating that he feared going on this particular mission. He stated in the note that he had a strange feeling that he would not be returning home. Thus, he began to question his own fate, and unique purpose in the war.

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442nd Infantry
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