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Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii

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Join us for PROOF OF LOYALTY:
KAZUO YAMANE AND THE NISEI SOLDIERS OF HAWAII, as part of our 23rd Annual Asian American Showcase!

Tickets and Showtimes: http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/proofofloyalty
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/232728591

2017, LUCY OSTRANDER AND DON SELLERS, USA, 55 MIN

While citizens of Japanese heritage on the U.S. mainland were being incarcerated in detention camps, relatively few among Hawaii’s 40% Japanese population were detained, and many
volunteered for military service. Drafted before Pearl Harbor, Kazuo Yamane was singled out for intelligence work and made substantial contributions to the war effort at the Pentagon and in
Europe under Eisenhower. Preceded by THE ORANGE STORY (18 min.).