100th Infantry Battalion

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100th Infantry Battalion (445)

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Church services (ddr-densho-114-120)
img Church services (ddr-densho-114-120)
Original caption: Chruch services in Orciano, Italy, 24 hours after being taken by the 100th Infantry Battalion (Americans of Japanese ancestry). Fifth Army, July 15, 1944.
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 is …
100th Infantry Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-181)
img 100th Infantry Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-181)
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.
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.
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 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. …
100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-114)
img 100th Infantry Battalion training (ddr-densho-114-114)
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: S/Sgt. Harry Mijamoto, who was a professional boxer in his days as a …
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 …
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.
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 soldier receiving the Bronze Star (ddr-densho-114-71)
img Nisei soldier receiving the Bronze Star (ddr-densho-114-71)
Original caption: Tokyo, Japan. Lt. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Tech. Intelligence Det., GHQ-FEC, of Minneapolis, Minn., is awarded the bronze star medal by Brig. Gen. C.A. Willoughby, G-2, assistant Chief of Staff, at a ceremony in the Dai Ichi Bldg. The award is made for exemplary conduct while serving with the 100th Inf. Bn. in Eto during June …
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 …
Nisei soldier in battle (ddr-densho-114-55)
img Nisei soldier in battle (ddr-densho-114-55)
Original caption: Near Montenerro, Italy. Kookuro Moriguchi, an American of Japanese descent, 100th Inf. Bn., Honolulu, Hawaii, fires his M-1 into hills reported active with German snipers. The mortar bursts appear on the hill skyline in the distance. 7 August 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Montenero.]
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 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.
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.
Leaving the front lines (ddr-densho-114-122)
img Leaving the front lines (ddr-densho-114-122)
Original caption: Castelforte Area, Italy. The American troops of Japanese descent of the 100th Infantry Bn. Command Post have just been notified that their company is being relieved after 16 days in the Battle for Leghorn, Italy. A load of mortar shells for forward infantry positions is in the trailer. U.S. Fifth Army 15 July 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. …
Reactivation ceremony (ddr-densho-114-78)
img Reactivation ceremony (ddr-densho-114-78)
Original caption: Kahului, Maui. At an impressive military ceremony on the Kahului Fair Grounds, Lt. Col. Harry G. Albright, CO, 442nd Inf. Regt., congratulate: Capt. Sadami Katahara, CO, Company F, 442nd Inf. Regt., which was reactivated as an organized reserve unit. Looking on are, L. to R., Major Henry Kawano, CO, 100th Bn. and Major Lloyd …
Nisei soldier with prisoner of war (ddr-densho-114-69)
img Nisei soldier with prisoner of war (ddr-densho-114-69)
Original caption: Breascia Area, Italy. Pvt. Akira Miyamoto, Company "C", 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, examines a German soldier at the Fifth Army enemy concentration area, near Breascia. 18 May 1945. [The correct spelling of the location in Brescia.]
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 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.
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 soldiers awaiting furlough (ddr-densho-114-30)
img Nisei soldiers awaiting furlough (ddr-densho-114-30)
Original caption: Oahu, T. H. At the HQ Replacement Training Command, enlisted men of the 100th Infantry Bn., now in the 623rd Caual Company, 13th Replacement depot, happily await 30-day furloughs and subsequent discharges. The entire group saw action in Africa, Italy, and Southern France. Many hold Purple Heart and Presidential Citations. 27 June 1945.
Nisei mortar crew (ddr-densho-114-54)
img Nisei mortar crew (ddr-densho-114-54)
Original caption: Fifth Army, Montenerro, Italy. Members of the mortar crew of 100th Bn., Americans of Japanese descent, practice firing into the hills, reported active with German snipers. They are, L. to R., Wallace Higa of Paia Maui (Hawaii), James Ishimoto of Honolulu, and Jitsuo Kobayashi of Honolulu. 7 August 1944. [The correct spelling of the …
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