100th Infantry Battalion

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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. …
The fall of Santa Luce (ddr-densho-114-135)
img The fall of Santa Luce (ddr-densho-114-135)
Original caption: Santa Luce, Italy. American troops of Japanese descent of the 100th Inf. Bn., 34th Division, U.S. Fifth Army, peer through glasses from the flag-bedecked city hall of Santa Luce to the level country ahead, before the gates of Leghorn, Italy. Santa Luce has just fallen to the Allies, 14 July 1944. U.S. Fifth Army.
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.]
Nisei soldiers meeting with General Clark (ddr-densho-114-117)
img Nisei soldiers meeting with General Clark (ddr-densho-114-117)
Original caption: Lucca Area, Italy. Gen. Mark W. Clark, CG of the Fifteenth Army Group (touring the 92nd Division Area) welcomes the men of the 442nd Regiment, and the 100th Battalion, who are now under his command. General Clark formerly commanded them while he was CG of the Fifth Army, and they were then with the …
Nisei soldiers receiving Presidential Citation (ddr-densho-114-79)
img Nisei soldiers receiving Presidential Citation (ddr-densho-114-79)
Original caption: Rosignano Area, Italy. The standards of Company A, B, C, and D of the 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Regt., 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. 27 July 1944.
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-114-110)
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 sniper (ddr-densho-114-46)
img Nisei sniper (ddr-densho-114-46)
Original caption: Castrellina Area, Italy. Pfc. Genkichi Akamine, Honolulu, T. H., a sniper with the 100th Inf. Bn., 34th Div., is a typical American of Japanese descent. A native of Hawaii, he has three years service in the U.S. Army, and has fought through the entire Italian Campaign, just ending 16 days of hill fighting in …
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 an army …
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.
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 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.
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.
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 sorts German equipment (ddr-densho-114-14)
img Nisei soldier sorts German equipment (ddr-densho-114-14)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. S/Sgt. George Y. Fujino, Los Angeles, Calif., of Company "C", 100th Battalion, of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, looks over German clothing and equipment at the Fifth Army enemy concentration area. 18 May 1945. [The correct spelling of the location is Brescia.]
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.
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 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 (ddr-densho-114-97)
img Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-97)
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. [illegible], orderly for the general. 1943.
Leaving for reserve (ddr-densho-114-53)
img Leaving for reserve (ddr-densho-114-53)
Original caption: Castrellina Area, Italy. Platoon leader Lt. Charles Coyne, Boston, Mass., and Sgt. Nakoto Taguchi, Lihue Kauai, T. H., an American of Japanese descent of the 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Regt., light up while preparing to leave for reserve after 16 days of hill fighting for Leghorn. 15 July 1944. [The correct spelling of the …
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 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.
Nisei soldiers in combat (ddr-densho-114-121)
img Nisei soldiers in combat (ddr-densho-114-121)
Original caption: U.S. Fifth Army, Montenerro, Italy. Pvt. Veikichi Arakaki of Koloa Kauai, T.H., an American of Japanese descent of the 100th Inf. Bn., and his comrade at the left are firing rifle grenades at German snipers reported active in this vicinity. Bursts fall upon the hillsides. U.S. Fifth Army, 7 August 1944. [The correct spelling …
100th Infantry Battalion troop inspection (ddr-densho-114-6)
img 100th Infantry Battalion troop inspection (ddr-densho-114-6)
Original caption: With the wreckage of Bighorn in the background, Lieut. Gen. Mark W. Clark, C. G., Fifth Army, and Sec. of the Navy James V. Forrestal inspect troops from the 100th Infantry Battalion composed of Americans of Japanese descent. The troops were present as a guard of honor for the Secretary. Italy, 9 August 1944.
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