By Louise Kashino Takisaki Northwest Asian Weekly My dedication to support the Nisei Veterans Committee is because of the importance of preserving our history, especially during WWII. Our mission at NVC is to “Honor the Past; Educate the Future.” The history books have included very little on the Japanese incarceration during WWII, so it is […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Roy Matsumoto, a Japanese American Nisei originally from California, went from the internment camps
Seattle’s Cathay Post No. 186 held a Memorial Day event at Hing Hay Park on Monday with
The Seattle Foundation hosts a one-day, online charitable giving event in which it will add a prorated portion to any donation given to one of the participating nonprofits on its website: www.seattlefoundation.org. You can donate between midnight and midnight on Tuesday, May 6.
It’s been called the coldest war, the forgotten war. Their service sandwiched between — and overshadowed by — World War II and the war in Vietnam, veterans of the three-year-long Korean War have largely gone unrecognized in American society.
The Seattle Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration will be taking place from 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 5 at the Seattle Center Armory.
Tosh Okamoto, then commander of the Nisei Veterans Committee, visited a man with this need. He was staying at a nursing home in Seattle’s First Hill district.
Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara, an alumnus of Ketchikan High School (class of 1936), member of the 442 Regimental Combat Team (RCT)
SEATTLE (AP) — Fundraising has begun for a memorial wall in Seattle to honor Japanese Americans who were interned or served in the military during World War II.