MacArthur Museum to open exhibit on Japanese-American Soldiers | Arts & Culture
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Beginning on Friday, February 8, the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History will open an exhibit on the Japanese-Americans who served during World War II.
“Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II” focuses on the military experience of Japanese-Americans during World War II including stories from veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as the Military Intelligence Service. To prove their loyalty to the United States government, many Nisei men joined the army as part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team or as part of the Military Intelligence Service.
The exhibit will run through August 31 and is free to the public. The museum is open Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History relates the military heritage of Arkansas and its citizens to a diverse and widespread audience. Located in the historic Arsenal Building in MacArthur Park--one of Central Arkansas's oldest surviving structures and the birthplace of one of this country's foremost military heroes--the museum collects, preserves, and interprets our state’s rich military past from its territorial period to the present.
503 E. 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72202