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President Truman Salutes 442nd Regimental Combat Team

President Harry S. Truman (left) salutes after decorating the colors of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, composed of Japanese-American soldiers who fought in the European Campaign. Soldiers are (left to right): Conrad Kurahara, Sacramento, California; Mitsuomi Tanaka, Honokaa, Hawaii; Thomas Harimoto, Honolulu, HI; Hiroshi Yamamoto, Brigham, Utah; and Laverne Kurahara, twin brother of Conrad, Sacramento, CA. Visitors, photographers, and other members of the press observe in the background. This event was held on the White House grounds at the Ellipse.