Filipino veterans, forgotten heroes of WWII

  World War II conjures many words and places to mind: Pearl Harbor, Manzanar, the beach of Normandy, Hiroshima, perhaps even the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the all-Japanese American team that emerged from the war as the most decorated regiment in the U.S. Armed Forces. Lesser known, however, are the Filipino and Filipino American veterans…

Pilgrimage to Manzanar

Written by Elaine Lieu The Pearl Harbor Attack was really what Roosevelt made it out to be: “a date which will live in infamy.” Immediately after the attack, President Franklin D. Roosevelt knew that serious action was required to provide national defense. Rumors spread here and there, entirely focused on Japanese Americans and their loyalty…