TracesOfWar needs your help! Every euro, pound or dollar you contribute greatly supports the continuation of this website. Go to stiwot.nl and donate!

Japanese American Memorial Stones Heroes Walk

This memorial is located on the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and commemorates the Americans of Japanese origin who fell during the Second World War. The memorial stone reads:

"IN HONOR OF THE AMERICAN SOLDIERS OF JAPANESE ANCESTRY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENSE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN WORLD WAR II.

WE, THEIR COMRADES, PROCLAIM THEM AS HEROES OF OUR GENERATION, AND DEDICATE THIS PLAQUE IN THEIR MEMORY.

September 25, 1983

100TH INFANTRY BATTALION (SEPERATE)
442ND REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM
MILITARY ITELLIGENCE SERVICE
1399TH ENGINEERS CONSTRUCTION BATTALION"


Another memorial is dedicated to the American soldiers of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, who fell during the battle of Biffontaine in October 1944.

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!

Source