“American Heroes” Documentary – ABC-TV
In December, 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. The US was at struggle. People of Japanese Respectable out of the blue discovered themselves labeled “Enemy Alien”. Over 100,000 have been rounded up and compelled into Relocation Camps. Regardless of this indecency, one thing exceptional started to take form.
Out of the despair, grew a resolve inside the Japanese American group. A want to show their loyalty to america. From behind the barbed wire, younger males volunteered for army service by the hundreds. The US Military put them in their very own segregated unit, combining them with younger males from Hawaii, who additionally had one thing to show. Collectively they shaped the 100th infantry battalion…the start of what would quickly evolve into the 100th/442nd/MIS.
By the top of the struggle, they turned probably the most adorned unit in US army historical past. However, extra importantly, they helped change the world. Historical past books, shamefully, omit their unimaginable contributions. “American Heroes” shines mild on the courageous, patriotic legacy of The Japanese-American Soldier of World Warfare Two.
Produced by David Ono & Jeff MacIntyre/Content material Media Group
The present gained three Emmy Awards.
2012 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner
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