Nisei radio operators

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Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

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, is being fired by Pvt. Wallace Onume, Cpl. Tetsuo Hayashi, and Col. Harry Nakao. 1943.




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Courtesy of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee and the U.S. Army

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