Nisei VFW Post 8985

Kuroko Studio1947-02-07

California Museum

California Museum
Sacramento, United States

Returning from heroic service in World War II, Sacramento’s Japanese American soldiers found that they weren’t welcome in existing VFW posts due to their ethnicity. So the veterans organized their own post in 1947. Nisei VFW Post 8985 was the first of its kind.


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