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This memorial to honor the 100th Infantry Battalion which was composed of Japanese-Americans is composed of 3 large black marble walls. On the center wall is the unit insignia which includes an eagle with a banner its beak that reads “Remember Pearl Harbor”. The inscription is moving and simple and honors the 3,147 men of the unit who asked to be called Americans, not Japanese-Americans. On the left marker is listed the number of awards and citations the unit received during its 21 months of combat in Europe including 8 Medals of Honor. On the right marker is a list of all the campaigns and battles in which the 100th participated.

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