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A Tradition of Honor is an 82-minute documentary that follows the story of the legendary Japanese American World War II units: the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th Battalion, and the Military Intelligence Service. It provides first hand accounts from Takejiro Higa, Senator Daniel Inouye, Susumu Ito and Sakae Takahashi. Footage of the Medal of Honor ceremony and Sadao Munemori are featured.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation seeks to educate the public about the Medal of Honor through educational outreach, webinars, interviews, and programs.
The Daniel K. Inouye Institute website offers an extensive history of the life and legacy of Daniel K. Inouye. Resources include photographs, transcripts of key speeches, and news articles.
The Center's collection focuses on wartime Japanese American experiences, with an emphasis on the Nisei soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion (Separate), 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service. Resources include books, periodicals, videos/DVDs, photographs, newspaper articles, personal papers and other reference material, including over 700 interviews.
Additional resources include:
- Interviews with George Hara, Takejiro Higa, Daniel K. Inouye, Susumu Ito, Kan Tagami and Sakae Takahashi
- Citations of 21 Japanese American World War II Medal of Honor recipients
The Manzanar National Historic Site offers a Visitor Center and self-guided tours of the site. In addition, their online resources include a virtual museum exhibit, photographs, and an oral history collection, all sharing the experiences of Japanese Americans incarcerated at Manzanar.
The Nisei Veterans Committee and Foundation's (NVC) (NVCF) resources include links to video clips of Nisei veterans, and information about NVC's tours, programs and speaker series that preserve the history and legacy of Japanese Americans.
The National WWII Museum features immersive exhibits, multimedia experiences, and an expansive collection of artifacts and first-person oral histories to take visitors inside the story of the war. Beyond the galleries, the Museum also has online collections, including oral histories and photographs.
The U.S. Army Center of Military History operates a Historical Resources Branch that offers a library and archive. In addition, their website offers a detailed view of the Army's role in U.S. military history.