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Soldiers digging (ddr-densho-22-220)
img Soldiers digging (ddr-densho-22-220)
Caption on reverse: "That's Sgt. Tsubuno & that fellow in front is Miyasato, his folks live near you I understand. Well - you may tell them their son is okay."
V-mail letter (ddr-densho-25-41)
doc V-mail letter (ddr-densho-25-41)
While Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri was in the army in 1944, he sent this V-mail letter to his parents.
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-37-339)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-37-339)
Original caption: The standards of Company A, B, C, and D of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regiment, 34th Division, composed of Americans of Japanese descent, are topped with flying battle streamers, awarded through a presidential citation, tied on by Lt. Gen. Mark W. Clark, CG, U.S. Fifth Army. Rosignano Area, Italy, 7/27/44.
Army discharge presentation (ddr-densho-114-131)
img Army discharge presentation (ddr-densho-114-131)
Original caption: Pacific Ocean Area. Colonel Francis E. Gillette, Commandant, Fort Kam Casual Depot, left, presents Army Discharges to Tec 4 Kenichi Suehiro, 2855 E. Hanoa Road, center, and Pfc. Richard F. Yoneshige, 1427 Elm St., both of Honolulu, T.H., veterans of the famed 100th Inf. Bn., which fought in the Italian Campaign. The Battalion ...
Discharge ceremony (ddr-densho-114-72)
img Discharge ceremony (ddr-densho-114-72)
Original caption: Pacific Ocean Area. Colonel Francis E. Gillette, Commandant, Fort Kam Casual Depot, left, congratulates Pfc. Richard F. Yoneshige, 1427 Elm St., Honolulu, T.H., after he and Tec 4 Kenichi Suehiro, 2855 E. Manoa Road, Honolulu, have been presented army discharges. The men are veterans of the famed 100th Inf. Bn., which saw action ...
Combat training (ddr-densho-114-50)
img Combat training (ddr-densho-114-50)
Original caption: Italy. Lt. John Ko, of the Japanese-American Battalion, 133rd Infantry, on reconnaissance looking for supposedly enemy in mock maneuvers prepartory to going into battle against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
Nisei radio operators (ddr-densho-114-101)
img Nisei radio operators (ddr-densho-114-101)
Original caption: Japanese Americans in Army train to Avenge Pearl Harbor; 100th Infantry Battalion Officers and some of the enlisted men are of Japanese ancestry. American citizens, born in the Hawaiian Island of unquestioned loyalty and patriotism. Formerly part of the Hawaiian National Guard. This antitank gun, nicknamed "Madame Pele" after a famous Hawaiian Island Volcano ...
Nisei soldiers in meal line (ddr-densho-114-41)
img Nisei soldiers in meal line (ddr-densho-114-41)
Original caption: Charmois Area, France. Americans of Japanese descent of the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion, in bivouac prepare to go into the front lines for their first contact with the Germans in France. Prc. Yoshimaeo Kawaguchi, Mountain View, Hawaii goes through the chow line. Seventh Army. 12 Oct 1944.
100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-110)
img 100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-110)
Original caption: Japanese Americans in Army Train to Avenge Pearl Harbor: 100th Infantry Battalion Officers and some of the enlisted men are of Japanese ancestry. American citizens, born in the Hawaiian Islands of unquestioned loyalty and patriotism. Formerly part of the Hawaiian National Guard: Deep in a camouflaged sector Pvt. Kentoku Nakasone feeds the cartridge belt ...
Nisei soldier standing guard (ddr-densho-114-45)
img Nisei soldier standing guard (ddr-densho-114-45)
Original caption: S/Sgt. James S. Kawashime, a Japanese-American from Hanoa Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, stands guard for the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Infantry Bn., U.S. Seventh Army in the Charmois area of France, in bivouac before meeting the Germans in combat for the first time. 10/12/44.
Certification ceremony (ddr-densho-114-31)
img Certification ceremony (ddr-densho-114-31)
Original caption: Oahu, T. H. The first 48 veterans to be discharged from the Army under the point system, seated here, are waiting for their certification at the Separation Center. All but two are members of the famous 100th Battalion, 34th Division, which saw plenty of action in Italy and France. 23 May 1945.
Nisei soldier in bivouac (ddr-densho-114-19)
img Nisei soldier in bivouac (ddr-densho-114-19)
Original caption: Chambois Area, France. Americans of Japanese descent of the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion in bivouac prepare to go into the front lines for their first contact with the Germans in France. Pfc. Paul W. Hasegawa, Honokaa, Hawaii eats chow. Seventh Army. 12 October 1944.
Nisei soldiers leaving for reserve (ddr-densho-114-118)
img Nisei soldiers leaving for reserve (ddr-densho-114-118)
Original caption: Castrellina Area, Italy. The strain of 16 days of battle for Leghorn shows in the faces of these American troops of Japanese descent of the 100th Infantry Bn., as they leave for the Regimental Reserve U.S. Fifth Army. 15 July 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Castellina.]
Mortar crew (ddr-densho-114-116)
img Mortar crew (ddr-densho-114-116)
Original caption: Fifth Army, Montenerro Area, Italy. The mortar crew of the 100th Bn., Americans of Japanese descent, practice firing into the hills reported active with German snipers. L. to R., Wallace Higa of Paia Maui, Hawaii; James Ishimoto of Honolulu, Hawaii; Jitsuo Kobayashi of Honolulu, Hawaii. 7 August 1944. [The correct spelling of the location ...
Nisei soldier doing laundry (ddr-densho-114-20)
img Nisei soldier doing laundry (ddr-densho-114-20)
Original caption: Charmois Area, France. Americans of Japanese descent of the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Inf. Bn., in bivouac prepare to go into the front lines for their first contact with the Germans in France. Here Pfc. Billy S. Takaezu, 1254 Hall St., Honolulu, hangs out his laundry to dry. U.S. Seventh Army. 12 October ...
Inspecting a German kitchen (ddr-densho-114-136)
img Inspecting a German kitchen (ddr-densho-114-136)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. The Germans brought with them their own horse-drawn field kitchens, to the Fifth Army enemy concentration area. Here, Pfc. Genzo Toguchi, Headquarters Company, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment of Honolulu, Hawaii and Sgt. Seisaburo Taba, Headquarters Company, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, also of Honolulu, inspecting a German kitchen. Fifth Army ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 12 (September 20, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-37)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 12 (September 20, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-37)
Selected article titles: "San Mateo JACL Not Convinced by Explanation" (pp. 1, 4), "An Editorial Up Front: Full, Free, Absolute Pardon" (p. 1), "Enlistments in 'Go for Broke' Battalion Lag, Unit May Fade" (p. 5), and "Job-Lacking Town Induces Japanese to Build Steel Mill" (p. 6).
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