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Truman saluting the colors of the 100/442
 
DESCRIPTION
Truman saluting the colors of the 100/442

"President Truman salutes the colors of the combined 100th/442nd prior to the presentation of the seventh Presidential Unit Citation. The combined 100/442, less the 552d Field Artillery Battalion, received the Presidential Unit Citation for outstanding accomplishments in combat in the vicinty of Serravezza, Carrara, and Fosdinovo, Italy, April 5 to April 14, 1945."
Go For Broke
 
CONTEXT
"President Harry Truman stood in a driving rain near the White House to present the Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation to the 100/442nd Regimental Combat Team. July 15, 1946.
The President stated: 'You fought not only the enemy, but you fought prejudice -- and you won. Keep up that fight, and we will continue to win -- to make this great Republic stand for just what the Constitution says it stands for.'"
Due Process

 
CREDIT
Courtesy of National Archives
 
DATE
July 15, 1946