Asian America: The Ken Fong Podcast

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Ep 384: Dr. Russell Low

Earlier this year, narrative-historian Dr. Russell Low published his latest book, “The All-American Crew: A True Story of a World War II Bomber and the Men Who Flew It.” Once again, Low’s prodigious research and masterful storytelling has resulted in a book that not only details what it was like to serve together on a B-24 in the Pacific Theater, but also connects us to his father’s and his younger brother Stan’s stories. Over 20,000 Americans of Chinese descent served bravely and sacrificially during World War II, and yet America as a whole hasn’t heard any of their stories. Through this book, Russell Low is helping to rectify that glaring omission.