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Camp Shelby Mississippi WWII Commemorative Open House Reunion and Homecoming (ddr-csujad-1-46)
doc Camp Shelby Mississippi WWII Commemorative Open House Reunion and Homecoming (ddr-csujad-1-46)
A pocket paper folder for the event, Camp Shelby Mississippi WWII Commemorative Open House Reunion and Homecoming held in Camp Shelby, Mississippi, June 16-18, 1995. Includes programs of the event and a brochure of "The Armed Forces Museum." It also contains newspaper clippings with a letter and envelop and a magazine article on the event. See ...
Basic training (ddr-densho-114-172)
img Basic training (ddr-densho-114-172)
Antitank Company in training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Paul Bannai Interview I Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-128-25)
vh Paul Bannai Interview I Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-128-25)
Basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi; relations between Hawaiian and mainland Japanese Americans
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 ...
Japanese-American vets reunite at training camp (ddr-csujad-1-45)
doc Japanese-American vets reunite at training camp (ddr-csujad-1-45)
Newspaper clipping describes the reunion of veterans of the Army's 442nd Regimental Combat Team held at Camp Shelby in south Mississippi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_03_002
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.
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 ...
Masao Watanabe Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-103-22)
vh Masao Watanabe Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-103-22)
Conflicts between Hawaiian and mainland military recruits at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

At the time this interview was taped, Mr. Watanabe was recovering from a recent series of cancer treatments.

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 ...
Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-92-25)
vh Rudy Tokiwa Interview II Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-92-25)
Camp Shelby, Mississippi: gaining the respect of the Japanese Americans from Hawaii

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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 ...
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 ...
Bill Thompson Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-90-13)
vh Bill Thompson Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-90-13)
Relations between the Hawaiian and mainland Nisei soldiers at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Given the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were shorter in length than typical Densho interviews and concentrated on a single topic, namely, the ...

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 54 (ddr-densho-1000-153-54)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 54 (ddr-densho-1000-153-54)
Assigned to tutor junior officers in Japanese language while at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do ...

Memorable bivouac for 442nd (ddr-csujad-1-44)
doc Memorable bivouac for 442nd (ddr-csujad-1-44)
Newspaper clipping describes the reunion of veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team held at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg Mississippi. Inscription reads: 6/20/95 from Miyo Sato of Honolulu, HI. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_03_001
Sadaichi Kubota Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-40-14)
vh Sadaichi Kubota Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-40-14)
Description of Camp Shelby, Mississippi

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention, held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, interviews conducted at the reunion were generally shorter in length than the typical Densho interview and tend to concentrate on the individual's military service during World ...

Basic training (ddr-densho-114-178)
img Basic training (ddr-densho-114-178)
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 a 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 ...
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 ...
Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
img Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
Original caption: Private First Class George Inouye, an American of Japanese descent who was wounded in Italy, listening to a Japanese American band that entertained wounded U.S. soldiers at Halloran General Hospital in New York City. The entertainers, who had been defense workers and students before volunteering for the U.S. Army in Hawaii a ...

Narrator George Fujimoto

Nisei male. Born January 13, 1920 in Colusa, California. Raised in Ault, Colorado, where family operated produce and sugar beet farm. Assumed responsibility for farm at age 15 when father suffered debilitating accident. Drafted into Army in 1942. After basic training in Camp Robinson, Arkansas, transferred to Fort Riley, Kansas. Attended second basic training in Camp ...
Japanese American pointing at Honor Roll sign (ddr-densho-37-748)
img Japanese American pointing at Honor Roll sign (ddr-densho-37-748)
Original WRA caption: Fumi Onodera, 20, proudly points at the names of her 3 brothers, Kid, 26; Kaun, 24; and Satoru, 22, on the Honor Roll of Japanese-Americans serving in the U. S. Army from the Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. The 3 brothers are training in a combat team at Camp Shelby, Mississippi with other ...
George Fujimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-223)
vh George Fujimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-223)
Nisei male. Born January 13, 1920 in Colusa, California. Raised in Ault, Colorado, where family operated produce and sugar beet farm. Assumed responsibility for farm at age 15 when father suffered debilitating accident. Drafted into Army in 1942. After basic training in Camp Robinson, Arkansas, transferred to Fort Riley, Kansas. Attended second basic training in Camp ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 19 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-46)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 19 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-46)
Selected article titles: "Newsmen See Hunt During 'Open House'" (p. 1), "Myer Orders Project Payroll Cut. 2900 Job Quota Set" (p. 1), "Stafford Declines Resignation of Commission" (p. 1), "Nine Volunteers Wait Army Call" (p. 1), "Pay, Timekeeping Process Clarified" (p. 1), "Dies Committee Demands Reorganization of WRA" (p. 1), "Resolution Asks Pacific Coast 'Leadership' Aid ...

Narrator Kenneth Okuma

This interview centers on these individuals' military service during WWII as members of I Company, part of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, an all-Japanese American fighting unit and one of the most highly decorated military units in U.S. history. During this interview they discuss their experiences training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi and fighting in Europe ...
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