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Axis Abroad, Racism at Home: The Enemies Japanese American Soldiers Faced in WWII

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The U.S. Postal Service is releasing a new stamp in honor of Japanese American soldiers who served during World War II — an army of 33,000 men and women whose battle for identity stretched beyond the period of defeating Axis forces.

The stamp, designed by Antonio Alcalá, shows a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which, along with the 100th Infantry Battalion, became the most decorated military unit in U.S. history.

Fitness Model Sparks Outrage Over ‘Morale Boost’ Performance for South Korean Soldiers

South Korea’s Capital Defense Command apologized after a video showing a female fitness model in a revealing bikini posing on stage during a “morale boost performance” for soldiers caused outrage online.

The controversial video was uploaded to YouTube on Korea’s Liberation Day on Aug. 15 and has been watched more than 60,000 times, with users accusing the event of objectifying women, according to Korea Herald.

Rare North Korean Photos Reportedly Show Farmers Defying Soldiers Pillaging Their Food

Villagers in North Korea are reportedly showing signs of resistance against Kim Jong-un’s soldiers who have allegedly been ransacking civilian homes for food, according to a report from South Korean media.

In a rare form of defiance, villagers in several provinces have expressed their opposition against North Korean soldiers who have recently been barging into their homes to confiscate the food intended for their families.