Insights on PBS Hawai‘i

A Tribute to One-Puka-Puka

Special | 57m

The battalion, formed during World War II, was initially made up largely of Nisei (second-generation) Japanese Americans from Hawai‘i. After WWII, the battalion was mobilized during the Korean, Vietnam and Iraq wars. Today, the Hawai‘i-based battalion is the only infantry unit in the U.S. Army Reserve, with additional units on American Samoa, Guam and Saipan.

Aired: 12/07/17

Rating: TV-G

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