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[Veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion paying respects at Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, September 3, 1950]

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[Veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion paying respects at Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, September 3, 1950]
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Los Angeles, Calif., September 3, 1950

(96.267.57)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

4 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Six veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion from Hawaii paying respects at World War II Nisei memorial at Evergreen Cemetery in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, September 3, 1950. Monument is dominated by a statue of a soldier, Sadao Munemori, standing atop a tall white column flanked by plaques with quotes and dedication. Veterans are dressed in suits and lay flowers on graves. The men are identified (97.267.57_4) Henry Nakamura, Henry Oyesato, Ken Okamoto, John Ushijima, Akira "Sunshine" Fukunaga, and George Miki.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Veterans of 100th Battalion Paying Respect at Evergreen Cemetery.

History
The six veterans from Hawaii were to take part in the MGM motion picture, "Go for Broke". (08.17.2007 cht)

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