When:
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:00p -
7:00p

Where:
New England Historic Genealogical Society- online
99-101 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
History, Virtual & Streaming

Event website:
https://wgbh.zoom.us/webinar/register/1116178355906/WN_ApnVmgVjTyeJa-TiW0rB-w

An unforgettable chronicle of war-time America, Facing the Mountain portrays the kaleidoscopic journey of four Japanese-American families and their sons. One demonstrated his courage as a resister. The three others volunteered for 442nd Regimental Combat Team and displayed fierce courage on the battlefields of France, Germany, and Italy, where they were asked to do the near impossible in often suicidal missions. Based on deep archival research and extensive family interviews, Brown also tells the story of these soldiers’ parents, immigrants who were forced to shutter the businesses, surrender their homes, and submit to imprisonment on U.S. soil. Here, as in The Boys in the Boat, he explores the questions of what “home” means, what makes a team work, and who gets to be a “real American.” Don’t miss the author’s presentation and discussion with Roland Kelts about this powerful new work.

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12/05/2021 18:00:00 12/05/2021 19:00:00 15 Daniel James Brown with Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II An unforgettable chronicle of war-time America, Facing the Mountain portrays the kaleidoscopic journey of four Japanese-American families and their sons. One demonstrated his courage as a resister.... New England Historic Genealogical Society- online, Boston, MA 02115 Organizer Organizer e-mail false DD/MM/YYYY Reddit