“Go for Broke!”

1944

Staff Sergeant James Kawashime stands guard in Charmois, France, in October 1944. Kawashime was a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, made up exclusively of Japanese Americans. With a motto of “Go for Broke!”, the 442nd was the most decorated unit in U.S. military history, earning more than 18,000 individual decorations.

National Archives, Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer


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