“Valor with Honor” and a Day of Remembrance Japantown San Jose
The 442nd Regimental Combat Team (第442連隊戦闘団) was a group of Japanese Americans who volunteered to fight along with the U.S. Army during WWII.
For it’s size, (3,500 men) the team was the most highly decorated American unit in WWII. Senator Daniel Inouye was a member of the 442nd.
The documentary, 442nd “Valor with Honor” will screen this Sunday at the Wesley Methodist Church
Note: Please use street parking to save spaces in the church/museum lots for seniors.
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Call (408) 294-3138 or (408) 867-4525
Sunday – February 19th, 2012
Wesley Methodist Church
566 North 5th Street San Jose, CA 95112
2 pm – 4 pm
Free and open to the public.
Q&A after screening. DVDs for purchase.
442nd “Valor with Honor” Documentary Trailer
Executive Order 9066: On February 19 of 1942 President Roosevelt gave the military power which led to the internment of Japanese Americans.
The 32nd Annual San Jose Day of Remembrance “Civil Liberties Under Siege” is an event aimed at reflecting on the past and the importance of building trust between our diverse groups in San Jose.
Speakers include Karen Korematsu and Zahra Billoo, Also, enjoy a performance by San Jose Taiko. Join in with the candlelight procession through historic Japantown.
Sunday – February 19, 2012
San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin
640 N. Fifth Street
San Jose CA 95112
Free and open to the public. 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm