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Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection ddr-densho-114

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Selective Service training (ddr-densho-114-83)
img Selective Service training (ddr-densho-114-83)
Original caption: Selective Service man of Japanese ancestry learns to "hold and squeeze" - Reception Center, Hawaii. [According to Robert Sato, this photo was taken before 1941.]
Anti-tank training (ddr-densho-114-84)
img Anti-tank training (ddr-densho-114-84)
Original caption: Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Japanese-American soldiers in the anti-tank company of the combat team easing a gun off the bank of a stream to ferry it across on three steel cables. Swimmers in the water below will haul on a line in the water to move the gun. Lt. Charles W. Tayman, Commanding Officer of ...
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-85)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-85)
Original caption: Cecina Area, Italy. Bugler Pfc. Charles Kimura of Honolulu, T.H., plays taps as the rifle squad stands at "present arms," after firing salute to the 72 members of the 2nd Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., honored at a memorial service held after one month of combat. The regiment consists of Japanese Americans. U.S. Fifth Army. ...
Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-86)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-114-86)
Original caption: Cecina Area, Italy. The 2nd Battalion of the 442nd Inf. Regt., an American-Japanese unit, gathers in a memorial service for their comrades who have died in combat. Lt. Col. James M. Hanley, Commander, addresses the battalion. 5th Army. 1944.
522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-87)
img 522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-87)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. Men of the 522nd Field Artillery Bn., 442nd Infantry Regt., 34th Division, are firing a 105-MM Howitzer in the Battle for Leghorn. The American born Japanese, of which the 442nd Inf. Regt. consists, here are, L. to R., Cpl. Edward Nakamura, Honolulu, T.H., Gunner; Pfc. George Tanna, Honolulu, T.H., No. 1 ...
Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-88)
img Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-88)
Original caption: FRANCE. A jeep mounted with a heavy machine gun battles the mud of a French road as it pulls a trailer. Japanese-American troops of the 2nd Bn. 442nd Combat Team, fight in France. 13 October 1944.
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-89)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-89)
Original caption: Three Japanese-American soldiers look down on the French Valley in the Bruyere Sector of France from a hill that was under heavy morter and shell fire. Trees in foreground show the effects of the shelling. 22 Oct 1944.
Nisei machine gunner on front lines (ddr-densho-114-90)
img Nisei machine gunner on front lines (ddr-densho-114-90)
Original caption: St. Die Area, France. A Japanese-American machine gunner keeps himself ready for a sight of a German. His unit composed, entirely of Japanese-Americans, are holding a section of the front lines. Company F. 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment (Combat Team). 13 Nov 1944.
Nisei captain giving medical aid (ddr-densho-114-91)
img Nisei captain giving medical aid (ddr-densho-114-91)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. At an aid station in a wine cellar, Capt. J. Kimura of Berkeley, Calif., lances an infected finger for Pvt. Claude Lunn of Willsville, New York, Right, while Tec 5 George Kobayashi of Honolulu, T.H., holds a flashlight. All are of the 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division. U.S. Fifth Army. [The ...
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 Presidential Citation. ...
Member of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion with Italian soldier (ddr-densho-114-93)
img Member of the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion with Italian soldier (ddr-densho-114-93)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. Tec 5 William Hirata, Honolulu, Hawaii, 522nd Field Artillery Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division, and Lorenzo Riba, Italian soldier, Right, 11th Pack Mule Co., 34th Division, are comrades-in-arms. U.S. Fifth Army. 12 July 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 soldier in plane (ddr-densho-114-95)
img Nisei soldier in plane (ddr-densho-114-95)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. S/Sgt. Arata Kimura, San Jose, Calif., 522nd Field Artillery Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division, observer, Left, and Cub Pilot Lt. Joseph C. Polancii, Winnsboro, LA., (Monroe Papers) confer before taking off from a forward airstrip. U.S. Fifth Army. 12 July 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Castellina.]
Selective Service training (ddr-densho-114-96)
img Selective Service training (ddr-densho-114-96)
Original caption: Selective Service man of Japanese ancestry proudly looks over his daily rifle score record. Reception Center, Hawaii. [According to Robert Sato, this photo was taken before 1941.]
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.
Nisei technicians working on calculations (ddr-densho-114-98)
img Nisei technicians working on calculations (ddr-densho-114-98)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. In the Fire Direction Center of the 522nd Field Artillery, 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division, Lt. George S. Meany, Greenwich, Conn., Left, works with his Japanese American crew. In the center is T/Sgt. Shuichi, Sakamoto, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, calculating vertical control and S/Sgt. Yuki Ahaki, Modesto Calif., at the horizontal control, ...
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 radio operator (ddr-densho-114-100)
img Nisei radio operator (ddr-densho-114-100)
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. Robert Oda, radio operator, takes a message for transmittal from Sgt. ...
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, ...
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. ...
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 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 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 soldier (ddr-densho-114-106)
img Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-106)
Original caption: Pvt. Kazuo Mori, Co. C, 9th Inf., receives a check in payment of first prize money for winning a cartoon contest conducted by "The Spearhead", 2nd. Division weekly, from 1st. Lt. Daniel Webster, Company Commander, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 3, 1942.
442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-107)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-107)
Original caption: Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Japanese-American Combat Team. At Camp Shelby, Mississippi, Americans of Japanese ancestry from California, Hawaii and other areas are undergoing intensive training as an Army combat team. One group of Japanese-Americans has already gone and seen action in the Mediterranean Theatre. These pictures show some of the phases of the training of ...

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