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From Barbed Wire to Battlefields: Japanese American Experiences in WWII CURRENT EXHIBIT
From Barbed Wire to Battlefields:
Japanese American Experiences in WWII

March 15, 2014 – October 12, 2014


Would you dare to defend your nation while others like you, possibly even your own family, are confined behind barbed wire within that same nation for reasons of ancestry alone? More than 33,000 Japanese Americans did just that. A new special exhibit at The National WWII Museum will showcases some of their stories.

From Barbed Wire to Battlefields: Japanese American Experiences in WWII, on view in the Joe W. and D. D. Brown Foundation Special Exhibit Gallery, includes artifacts, oral histories and stark images depicting the hardships faced by those Americans of Japanese ancestry suspected of sympathizing with the enemy and discriminated against because of their heritage. The exhibit also honors the heroics of those Japanese Americans who overcame adversity and helped to secure American victory on the battlefields.

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April 25, 2014
The Andrews Brothers
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

April 26, 2014
The Andrews Brothers
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

April 27, 2014
The Andrews Brothers
11:30 am brunch seating
Stage Door Canteen

April 29, 2014
Dinner with a Curator
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Kim Guise presents "Chow Time: Feeding an Army in Word World II"

April 30, 2014
Lunchbox Lecture
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Stan Chiocchio presents "B-17’s over Germany in 1914"

April 30, 2014
Pub Quiz
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stage Door Canteen

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