The men who started it all — the nation's first nisei warriors — not only defeated the enemy in World War II but prejudice as well. Now up in years, the storied veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion are celebrating their 65th anniversary, intent on seeing that their legacy of courage and service is not forgotten.
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Hawaii WWII vets laud 100th Battalion on 65th anniversary
Considering their ages average in the mid-80s, the four dozen World War II veterans who greeted one another on the grounds at 'Iolani School yesterday were a spry, agile and jovial bunch. Some hadn't seen each other in decades. [more]

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Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

World War II veterans from left, Martin Tohara, from D Company; Douglas Tanaka, from B Company; and Oscar Niyashiro, from C Company, greeted one another at yesterday's 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans 65th anniversary celebration.

REBECCA BREYER | The Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

Bernard Akamine, a veteran of the 100th Infantry Battalion during World War II, wants to be remembered as "a nice guy," not a war hero.

RICHARD AMBO | The Honolulu Advertiser

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