Don Shimazu on Liberation of Dachau

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Don Shimazu on Liberation of Dachau

Language: English

In 1943, Don Shimazu, joined the US Army, like many other Japanese-American soldiers, to prove his loyalty to the United States. He participated in the liberation of the Dachau Concentration Camp as a member of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion organized as part of the 442nd Regimental Combat team. Don explains how this experience influenced his values and attitudes in his postwar life.