The Seattle Times

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photo courtesy OF Karen Matsumoto

Friday, May 23, 2014

Japanese-American soldier kept quiet about World War II heroics

This photo was taken by the Army Signal Corps in Burma in 1944, and features a fellow member of Merrill’s Marauders, Akiji Yoshimura, on the left and Roy Matsumoto on the right. The person on the far left is another Signal Corps photographer.