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Nisei soldiers leading mules

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ddr-densho-164-39 (Legacy UID: denshopd-p164-00039)

Taki Family Collection

Nisei soldier's caption: Mule skinners. Charlie Co. were really in the hills. All supplies being brought up by mules went up to operate our radio and lead one of these critters. But halfway up I had the mule drag me. Lucky that my animal was tame enough not to mind.

December 1944



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Courtesy of the Taki Family

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