Department of Sociology

The Lost Battalion: Sociology Professor Establishes New Scholarship in Honor of Father's Legacy

Tue, January 31, 2012

Texans proudly "remember the Alamo," but few remember the importance of the Battle for the Lost Battalion. Arthur Sakamoto, Professor of Sociology and Population Research Center affiliate at The University of Texas at Austin, wants to change that.

In honor of the Japanese American soldiers of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team who fought in the bloody World War II battle--including his own father--Sakamoto is starting an undergraduate scholarship called the Battle for the Lost Battalion Scholarship Fund.

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