An elderly man passionately plays the accordion for passengers aboard a lake boat in Holland. As the musician sits on a wooden bench, his fingers smoothly glide across the accordion and create a wonderful melody. As he performs, passengers around him sit in silence as they enjoy the wonderful music.
Taken by George Sakata, a photographer featured throughout our website. George was a member of the infamous 100th Division 442nd Nisei Regimental Combat Team in WWII. This was the only Japanese American unit in WWII and was nicknamed the "Go For Broke" unit. The 442nd had a casualty rate of 93% and was awarded 21 Medal of Honors. Click here for more information on the 442nd RCB unit.