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part of 442nd battalion




18,000 Nisei were sent off to fight in World War II. ´╗┐The guys from the 442nd battalion were sent to save the Lost Battalion who were surrounded by soldiers from the 441st battalion who had already suffered heavy casualties.The 100 -442nd could not communicate to the higher ranking officals to get food, water or for protecation. The theme of the 442nd was, " Go For Broke". They fought in 8 major battles in all over Italy, France and Germany. At Biffontaine, the soliders fought their most famous battle, the Rescue of the Lost Battalion. The 442nd is also the highest decorated unit in the United States military. The 442nd battlion was in heavy battle from January 1943 to the end of the war.