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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 ...
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Bronze Star medal presentation (ddr-densho-114-34)
img Bronze Star medal presentation (ddr-densho-114-34)
Original caption: Germany. Pfc. William Wada of Blanca, Colo., after being awarded the Bronze Star Medal, is congratulated by Brig. Gen. Ralph M. Immel, CG, Continental Advance Section. Pfc. Wada received the award for outstanding and heroic achievement in action with the 100th Inf. Bn. 1 June 1945.
Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-99)
img Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-99)
Original caption: A group of five Hawaiian-American soldiers of the 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Div., move up in the battle for Leghorn in a captured German jeep. American born Japanese composing the 442nd Inf. Regt., have established an outstanding record with the international Fifth Army - educated in West Coast schools, and numbering skilled ...
Nisei soldiers sorting confiscated goods (ddr-densho-114-23)
img Nisei soldiers sorting confiscated goods (ddr-densho-114-23)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. Confiscated material goes into a trailer which is run down a line of material at the Fifth Army Concentration Area. L to R: Pvt. George Nasuschige, Company C, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, of Poston Arizona and Pfc. Masao Irana of Company "D", 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment of Honolulu, Hawaii ...
Nisei soldier blinded during battle (ddr-densho-114-129)
img Nisei soldier blinded during battle (ddr-densho-114-129)
Original caption: Yoshinao Omiya, former soldier with the famed 100th Inf. Bn., blinded in the Volturno River battle in Italy when a buddy tripped over a booby trap, leaves his home, guided by his seeing-eye dog, Audrey, purchased from Seeing-Eye Inc. for $1.00. 5/2/45. Honolulu, T.H.
Nisei soldiers resting in a tent (ddr-densho-114-105)
img Nisei soldiers resting in a tent (ddr-densho-114-105)
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: As it must to all men, rest comes in a pup tent ...
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-92)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-92)
Original caption: Oahu, T.H. Pvt. Naoto Mausuura, Hamakuapoko, Maui, and Tec/Sgt. David Malo, Jr., 110 A. Keaukaha St., Hilo, Hawaii, check the locations of some of the battles in which they fought in Italy, Africa and Southern France. Both men are members of the 100th Infantry Battalion, and have received the Purple Heart and ...
Nisei soldiers practicing combat maneuvers (ddr-densho-114-24)
img Nisei soldiers practicing combat maneuvers (ddr-densho-114-24)
Original caption: Italy. Crouched low to avoid detection by the enemy, the Japanese-American reconnaissance party of the 100th Battalion, 113rd Infantry, advance on snipers shack in mock maneuvers preparatory to actual combat against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
Combat training (ddr-densho-114-94)
img Combat training (ddr-densho-114-94)
Original caption: Italy. Pfc. Arthur Shinyama, Japanese-American soldier of the 100th Battalion, 133rd Infantry, a B.A.R. gunner in position ready to fire, in mock maneuvers preparatory to going out on actual combat duty against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
Nisei soldier receiving medal (ddr-densho-114-132)
img Nisei soldier receiving medal (ddr-densho-114-132)
Original caption: Pacific Ocean Area. Col. Francis E. Gillette, Commandant, Ft. Kam Casual Depot, left, pins the Good Conduct Medal on Tec 4 Kenichi Suehiro, 2855 E. Manoa Rd., Honolulu, T.H. He is a veteran of the famed 100th Inf. Bn., consisting of AJA's that saw action in the Italian Campaign. He has received ...
Captured German jeep (ddr-densho-114-119)
img Captured German jeep (ddr-densho-114-119)
Original caption: Americans of Japanese descent of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 34th Division, Fifth Army, examine a still smouldering German vehicle, after entering Leghorn, Italy, which they helped to capture. July 19, 1944.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 1 (January 1-8, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 1 (January 1-8, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-1)
Selected article titles: "Legal Experts Discuss Redress for Japanese American Internees" (pp. 1-2), "Go for Broke: A Pictorial History of the Japanese American 100th Infantry and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team" (pp. 8-12), "Comparative Survey Shows Aged Japanese Worry Less, Prefer Work Until Age 70 to Leisure" (p. 12), and "Toronto Nikkei Backs New Human Rights ...
Notification of a Nisei's induction into the military (ddr-densho-25-50)
doc Notification of a Nisei's induction into the military (ddr-densho-25-50)
Letter from the chaplain of the 12th training Regiment at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, to Matahichi Iseri. The letter describes Camp Robinson, where his son, Mitsuo (Mike), had been sent for military training. On January 23, 1942, the government decided to send Japanese American soldiers who were still in service to special camps in Arkansas and Alabama ...
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