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Japanese-American volunteers. Recognized among the AJA [Americans of Japanese ancestry] inductees by Major General Rapp Brush, commanding the Kauai District. Masato Sugihara, thirty-one, Kekaha school teacher, speaks with the general in the course of the latter's unexpected inspection of the provisional AJA camp. Sugihara, a married man, was the leader of the Makaweli board registrants from the time they assembled for their physical examination until their induction. Shown with the general are: Captain J. J. Fallon of the Service Command (left) and Colonel J.J. Doyle, commanding officer of the Service Command (right)




March 1943

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