Honor and Duty: The Chinese American WWII Veterans Panel Discussion

Following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, nearly 20% of the Chinese American population signed up and served honorably in every branch of the US Armed Services and all four theaters of combat.

November 10 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
+ Add to calendar 2020-11-10 6:00:00 PM 2020-11-10 7:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Honor and Duty: The Chinese American WWII Veterans Panel Discussion Following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, nearly 20% of the Chinese American population signed up and served honorably in every branch of the US Armed Services and all four theaters of combat.
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945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, nearly 20% of the Chinese American population signed up and served honorably in every branch of the US Armed Services and all four theaters of combat. During this panel discussion moderated by Tyler Bamford, the Sherry and Alan Leventhal Research Fellow in the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, we will delve into the lives and service of these soldiers with E. Samantha Cheng, author of Honor and Duty: The Chinese American WWII Veterans; Fang Wong, former National Commander, American Legion; Frank Shirer, Military Historian and former Chief Archivist, Center of Military History; and Elaine Fung Semrau, daughter of  Chinese American WWII Veteran, M.Y. (Jim) Fung.