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Merry Christmas 442nd Combat Team Card

Merry Christmas 442nd Combat Team Card

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Description
The 442nd Combat Team was a segregated division of the US Army made up of second-generation Japanese Americans. Many of these men left the relocation camps to fight in combat. Family members stayed connected to their loved ones overseas, sending them small gifts and mementos. This Christmas card was sent to a special person in Topaz Relocation Center from Ken Nihei, a 442nd soldier stationed in Italy.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card
Physical Description
cardstock (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 6 in; 8.89 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
1986.3132.01
nonaccession number
1986.3132
catalog number
1986.3132.01
Credit Line
Gift of Takako Tsuchiya Endo; Tama Tsuchiya Koda; Keyko Tsuchiya Hall and Takenori Tsuchiya
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Cultures & Communities
Military
Japanese American Internment Era
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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