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Combat training (ddr-densho-114-51)
img Combat training (ddr-densho-114-51)
Original caption: Italy. Pvt. Yoshiyuki Maeda, Japanese-American soldier of the 100th Battalion, 133rd Infantry, holds a sniper position of reconnaissance and firing in mock maneuvers preparatory to going out to actual combat against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-103)
img 100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-103)
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: Sgt. Hideo Kajikawa, right, supervises the work of, L to R, Cpls ...
100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-102)
img 100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-102)
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: Pvt. Robert Shimada and Pfc. Jinichi Miyashiro set up a 60mm mortar ...
Nisei soldier on patrol (ddr-densho-114-80)
img Nisei soldier on patrol (ddr-densho-114-80)
Original caption: A Hawaiian-American soldier of Japanese ancestry, with the 100th Battalion, 34th Division, patrols the streets of Leghorn, Italy. Fifth Army. July 19, 1944.
Nisei soldiers leaving battle (ddr-densho-114-15)
img Nisei soldiers leaving battle (ddr-densho-114-15)
Original caption: Company B, 100th Bn. 34th Division, Hawaiian American troops of Japanese ancestry leave the line for regimental reserve after 16 days in the Battle for Leghorn. U.S. Fifth Army. 15 July 1944.
Resting after the fall of Leghorn (ddr-densho-114-123)
img Resting after the fall of Leghorn (ddr-densho-114-123)
Original caption: Hawaiian-American troops of Japanese ancestry, with the 100th Battalion, 34th Division, rest in Leghorn, Italy, after its fall. Fifth Army, July 19, 1944.
Nisei soldiers fixing a truck (ddr-densho-114-104)
img Nisei soldiers fixing a truck (ddr-densho-114-104)
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: Cpl. Toratsugu Ryusaki and Sgt. Masao Uehara working on the motor of ...
Nisei soldiers marching (ddr-densho-114-182)
img Nisei soldiers marching (ddr-densho-114-182)
Original caption: Vada Area, Italy. Men of Company H, 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Regiment, U.S. Fifth Army, march through Vada to the area where Lt. Gen. Mark W. Clark will present the Presidential Citation for outstanding action in combat to the 100th Inf. Bn., composed of American troops of Japanese descent. 27 July 1944.
100th Infantry Battalion soldiers moving by truck (ddr-densho-114-3)
img 100th Infantry Battalion soldiers moving by truck (ddr-densho-114-3)
Original caption: Livorno Area, Italy. Moving into the center of Livorno are troops of the 100th Japanese-American Infantry, 34th Inf. Div., in a 6 x 6 truck. 5A. 19 July 1944.
100th Infantry Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-180)
img 100th Infantry Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-180)
Original caption: Japanese-American Infantrymen of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 34th Division, moving up to the front, on a dusty road in the Volletri area, Italy. May 28, 1944.
Japanese American pointing at Honor Roll sign (ddr-densho-37-748)
img Japanese American pointing at Honor Roll sign (ddr-densho-37-748)
Original WRA caption: Fumi Onodera, 20, proudly points at the names of her 3 brothers, Kid, 26; Kaun, 24; and Satoru, 22, on the Honor Roll of Japanese-Americans serving in the U. S. Army from the Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. The 3 brothers are training in a combat team at Camp Shelby, Mississippi with other ...
Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-37-28)
img Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-37-28)
Original caption: Pfc. Arthur Shinyama sprays a stream of machine gun fire from a thicket somewhere in Italy. Nazi prisoners taken by these troops could not believe their eyes.
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 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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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