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Commemorative U.S. ‘Go for Broke’ stamp to honor nisei soldiers who served in World War II

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                                The commemorative U.S. “Go for Broke” stamp is an illustration of Shiroku “Whitey” Yamamoto, shown at far right with Masaharu Suzuki during a ceremony honoring the the 100th Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team at the Japanese Cultural Center on Jan. 23, 2015.
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The commemorative U.S. “Go for Broke” stamp is an illustration of Shiroku “Whitey” Yamamoto, shown at far right with Masaharu Suzuki during a ceremony honoring the the 100th Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team at the Japanese Cultural Center on Jan. 23, 2015.

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                                The commemorative stamp will be an illustration of Hawaii island’s Shiroku “Whitey” Yamamoto, who was a part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, composed of soldiers of Japanese heritage.
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The commemorative stamp will be an illustration of Hawaii island’s Shiroku “Whitey” Yamamoto, who was a part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, composed of soldiers of Japanese heritage.

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                                The 442 Regimental Combat Team stood in formation at Iolani Palace on March 28, 1943.
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The 442 Regimental Combat Team stood in formation at Iolani Palace on March 28, 1943.

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                                The commemorative U.S. “Go for Broke” stamp is an illustration of Shiroku “Whitey” Yamamoto, shown at far right with Masaharu Suzuki during a ceremony honoring the the 100th Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team at the Japanese Cultural Center on Jan. 23, 2015.
COURTESY USPS
                                The commemorative stamp will be an illustration of Hawaii island’s Shiroku “Whitey” Yamamoto, who was a part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, composed of soldiers of Japanese heritage.
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                                The 442 Regimental Combat Team stood in formation at Iolani Palace on March 28, 1943.