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The Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team—The Most Decorated Unit in U.S. Military History

October 17 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm
| Cost: $4 | Cost for Members: $2

Dr. Andrew Lam is an award-winning author and historian whose writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post. He will explore the historical background behind Repentance, his newest novel based on the history of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team – a group of Nisei soldiers who fought valiantly in Europe while many had families incarcerated in camps like Manzanar at home. The 442nd is recognized as the most decorated unit in U.S. military history.

Presented by Andrew Lam, M.D., author and Asst. Professor of Ophthalmology, UMass Medical School

The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program.

Tickets available first-come, first-serve on the day of the lecture at the Welcome Center. The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program. Free coffee available. Cookies provided courtesy of Big Y.

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
12:15 pm–1:00 pm

Venue

Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States

Organizer

Name:
Lectures & Adult Programs
Phone:
413-314-6488
Email:

Cost

Cost:
$4
Cost for Members:
$2