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Japanese-American volunteers. Weight, height and chest measurements, all were taken in a simultaneous operation as AJA [Americans of Japanese ancestry] volunteers on Kauai, Hawaii, first island to begin induction into the new combat unit, underwent physical examination prior to induction of 150 men




March 1943

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