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Japanese-American volunteers. This is the Army, Shuichi "Pete" Sakamoto, surveyor and civil engineer, and Bill Shiramizu of Hanamaulu, are told by Captain C.J. White, commanding officer of the provisional company of AJA (Americans of Japanese ancestry) volunteers on Kauai, as they spend their first day in camp. Not yet sworn into the Army, the men has passed their preliminary physical and were waiting results of their X-ray and blood tests. They were among the first of Kauai's contingent of AJA volunteers to begin the last stage of the induction procedure




March 1943

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