Chinese Americans fight in WWII

U.S. Army Press Corps1943-05-30

Chinese American Museum DC

Chinese American Museum DC
Washington, United States

An estimated 20,000 Chinese American men, representing up to 22 percent of the men in their portion of the U.S. population, served during World War II. 40 percent of Chinese Americans fighting were not citizens. China and the United States became World War II allies against Japan. The U.S. Army drafted over 20 percent of Chinese men living in the United States. Photo: Chinese-American servicemen of the 14th Air Service Group of US Air Force on parade for the Memorial Day holiday, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 30 May 1943.


  • Title: Chinese Americans fight in WWII
  • Creator: U.S. Army Press Corps
  • Date Created: 1943-05-30
  • Location Created: Dayton, Ohio
  • Rights: World War II Database Project
  • Medium: Photograph

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