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Italian Nisei

World War II; U.S. Army

Al Tortolano grew up in an immigrant household in Lawrence, MA, during the Great Depression.

During World War II, Al served in the U.S. Army, in the 141st Regiment of the Texas 36th Infantry Division.

In this story, Al shares the story of how the Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team came to the rescue of his surrounded battalion...

Subject: Al Tortolano

Storyteller: Al Tortolano

Producers: Christian Sterling Hegg; Al Tortolano





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