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Facing the mountain : a true story of Japanese American heroes in World War II / Daniel James Brown.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Burlington Public Library LP 940.5412 BROWN 2021 39851001618447 New Large Print Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593414392
  • ISBN: 059341439X
  • Physical Description: xxi, 804 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Random House Large Print, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 691-759) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Shock -- Exile -- Kotonks and buddhaheads -- A thousand stitches -- To the gates of hell -- Home -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Draws on extensive interviews with the families of four soldiers to chronicle the special Japanese-American Army unit that overcame brutal odds in Europe while their parents were forced to surrender their homes and submit to life in concentration camps on American soil.
Subject: United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Europe.
Japanese American soldiers > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Japanese American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States.
Large type books.
United States. Army. Regimental Combat Team, 442nd.
Japanese American soldiers.
Large type books.
Military campaigns.
Regimental histories.
Europe.
United States.
Genre: Large type books.
History.

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