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June 2, 2015

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will open two new exhibitions in July—one showcasing the photographs of a Japanese American World War II veteran and the other an exploration of Okinawan and Hawaiian identity through paintings and photographs. Both will be included with general admission to the museum and will be on view through September 6, 2015.


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Sus Ito's WWII photos reveal daily life of a little-known Japanese American unit
Los Angeles Times, July 16, 2015
Carolina Miranda interviewed Sus Ito about Before They Were Heroes: Sus Ito’s World War II Images and his experiences during World War II.

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