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From detained to bloodstained | Darn Wright

 

Last updated 11/6/2020 at 3:45pm



Nov. 11 is Veterans Day and, with this in mind, let’s go back in time and remember those soldiers who were labeled possible enemy agents, but yet still marched forward and honorably serving the United States.

With pride and honor they wore on their U.S. Army uniforms’ upper left sleeves a hexagon-shaped patch with a thin red and white frame. Then, in the middle of the frame, was the white arm of the Statue of Liberty on a dark-blue background. This insignia notified all that they belonged to the elite 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

These warriors were almost entirely made up of second...



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