Jack'S Japonica

Publisher: Xlibris US Release date: 2011-01-19

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This book is dedicated to the late Principal Tatsue Sato (1891-1983) andhis wife, Hanako, for having spent fifty years teaching Japanese language,insisting us second-generation Japanese Canadians, the Nisei, to be goodCanadian citizens. When the Pearl Harbor attack took place (December7, 1941), he immediately called to assembly about a thousand students todeclare firmly to stand loyal and faithful to Canada. This occurred whileI was in England serving with the Canadian army. He was later awardedthe Order of Canada in 1978 for his enriching Canadian society by theintroduction of the best elements of Japanese culture. And the schoolwhere he had taught, still running today, was designated a historic site byVancouver, British Columbia, on June 25, 2000.

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Additional Information

Genre: History

Collection: Xlibris US

Type: EPub

Pages: 262

ISBN: 9781456855109

Additional Information

Genre: History

Collection: Xlibris US

Type: EPub

Pages: 262

ISBN: 9781456855109

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