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Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection ddr-densho-114

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442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-108)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-108)
Original caption: Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Japanese-American Combat Team. At Camp Shelby, Miss.; 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 …
Japanese American chaplain (ddr-densho-114-109)
img Japanese American chaplain (ddr-densho-114-109)
Original caption: Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Japanese-American Combat Team. At Camp Shelby, Miss. 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 …
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 soldiers in formation (ddr-densho-114-111)
img Nisei soldiers in formation (ddr-densho-114-111)
Original caption: Co. E. of the 442nd Inf. Regt. comprising Japanese-American lads snapped in formation. Camp Shelby, Mississippi. 5/13/1943.
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-112)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-112)
Original caption: Tommy Teraji of Los Angeles, Co. A of the 62nd Inf. Trng. Bn. is being thrown by Akira F. Shibukawa, Seattle, Washington, Co. A of the 62nd Inf. Trng. Bn., who is very well-trained in jujitsu. Camp Robsinson, Arkansas, February 19, 1942.
442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-113)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-113)
Original caption: Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Japanese-American Combat Team. At Camp Shelby, Miss., 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 …
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 …
442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-115)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team training (ddr-densho-114-115)
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 …
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 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 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.]
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
Cannon company (ddr-densho-114-124)
img Cannon company (ddr-densho-114-124)
Original caption: La Houssiere Area, France. Combat Team of a Cannon Company, fires from their new position in the woods. This particular Unit is composed of almost all Japanese-American troops. 442nd Infantry. 4 Nov 1944.
A foxhole on the front lines (ddr-densho-114-125)
img A foxhole on the front lines (ddr-densho-114-125)
Original caption: St. Die Area, France. A Japanese-American soldier talks to a buddy through the observation port of a well camouflaged fox-hole. This unit, comprised of Japanese-Americans, are holding a section of the front line. Company "F", 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment, (Combat Team). 13 Nov 1944.
Nisei soldiers moving by truck (ddr-densho-114-126)
img Nisei soldiers moving by truck (ddr-densho-114-126)
Original caption: A line of Army trucks, loaded with 2nd Battalion Japanese-American infantrymen, moves up to a new bivouac area in the Chambois sector, in France. 10/14/44. 2nd Bn, 442nd Combat Team.
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-127)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-127)
Original captions: France. A Japanese-American Combat Team moves through town. 23 Oct 1944.
A mother receiving posthumous medal (ddr-densho-114-128)
img A mother receiving posthumous medal (ddr-densho-114-128)
Original caption: Honolulu, T.H. Mrs. Shizuko Kina receives the Silver Star Medal posthumously awarded her brother, Pfc. Tomaki Shimabukuro, during a ceremony at 1965 South King Street, Honolulu, T.H. The presentation, by Chaplain Corwin H. Olds, CPBC, is made for gallantry in action with the 2nd Bn., 442nd Reg. Combat Team, near Bruyeres, France, on October …
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.
Presidential Citation award ceremony (ddr-densho-114-130)
img Presidential Citation award ceremony (ddr-densho-114-130)
Original caption: Lt. Gen. Lucian K. Truscott, CG. U.S. Fifth Army. ties Presidential Citation ribbon on the guidon of the 442nd Infantry Regiment's 3rd Battalion, during ceremonies at Peninsular Base Section, Yankee Stadium, Leghorn, Italy. Col. T.J. Miller, CO, 442nd Infantry Regiment, stands on Gen. Truscott's left. 9/4/45.
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 …
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 …

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