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Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 193 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-349)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 193 (November 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-349)
Selected article titles: "WRA Reports Heavy Casualties in France" (p. 1), "Information on Sale of Automobiles, Trucks" (p. 2), "The Right to Return" (p. 2), "JACL Holds National Conference December 1-3" (p. 3).
Anti-Tank Co. and the Southern France Campaign, [clippings] (ddr-csujad-1-58)
doc Anti-Tank Co. and the Southern France Campaign, [clippings] (ddr-csujad-1-58)
Articles on the 442nd Infantry Regiment Anti-Tank Company. The clippings are taken from unknown sources. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_06_001
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.
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.
Kazuo Yamane Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1007-9-11)
vh Kazuo Yamane Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1007-9-11)
Volunteering for a special mission in France

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Genro Kashiwa Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-395-8)
vh Genro Kashiwa Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-395-8)
Combat in France: encountering the enemy and being "wounded"

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Larry R. Pacheco Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-397-9)
vh Larry R. Pacheco Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-397-9)
Being captured along with unit in France

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Narrator Kato Okazaki

Nisei male. Born 1923, and grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, prior to World War II. During the war, removed with family to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Drafted into the military during the war and served in Europe and France with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

Narrator Genro Kashiwa

Nisei male. Born April 27, 1923, in Waialua, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where father was a Buddhist priest. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in France and Italy. After the war, went to law school and eventually returned to Hawaii.
Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1213)
img Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1213)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Their Majesties [illegible] in the palace. China Commission of Enquiry Members (from right). Dr. Schnee (Germany), General McCoy (US), Commission Head Earl Lytton (UK), General Claudel (France), Count Aldrovandi (Italy). ([illegible]). March 17, 1932."
Officer and Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-37-18)
img Officer and Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-37-18)
Original WRA caption: A Japanese-American unit moves out of its old command post. The unit--Company F, 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment (Combat Team)--is holding a section of the front lines. St. Die area, France. 11/13/44.
List of ship names (ddr-njpa-13-34)
doc List of ship names (ddr-njpa-13-34)
Writing on front: "Rex, Leviathan, Ile de France, Empress of Canada, Deutschland, Empress of Asia, Empress of Russia, Comte [sic] di Savoia, Britannic, Emp. Of Australia, Tuscania, Transylvania, Achilles, USS Arkansas, State of California, USS California, Dar Pamorza [sic]"
The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 69 (September 23, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-56)
doc The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 69 (September 23, 1947) (ddr-densho-229-56)
"France and U.S. Will Honor Nisei GI War Dead in Special Ceremony in Bruyeres on October 30" (p. 1), "Visit to Japan Not O.K. Yet, JACL Learns" (p. 1),"Final Briefs Completed for Alien Land Law Case" (p. 4).
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 soldier on the front lines (ddr-densho-114-36)
img Nisei soldier on the front lines (ddr-densho-114-36)
Original caption: Japanese-American soldier armed with a bazooka, stands guard in the woods near the front lines, he is being relieved by a member of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, H Co., St. Die Area, France. 17 Nov 1944.
Nisei soldiers standing at attention (ddr-densho-114-163)
img Nisei soldiers standing at attention (ddr-densho-114-163)
Original caption: Two Color guards and color bearers of the Japanese-American 442nd Combat Team, stand at attention while their citations are read. They are standing on ground, in the Bruyeres Area, France, where many of their comrades fell. 12 November 1944.
Nisei mortar crew (ddr-densho-114-21)
img Nisei mortar crew (ddr-densho-114-21)
Original caption: A Japanese-American mortar crew at their position, somewhere in France. One of the crew drops an 81 mm shell into the barrel of the mortar. Combat team, 2nd Bn., H Co. 11/17/44. 442nd Regt. St. Die area.
Dwight D. Eisenhower bidding good luck to paratroopers headed to France (ddr-njpa-1-223)
img Dwight D. Eisenhower bidding good luck to paratroopers headed to France (ddr-njpa-1-223)
Caption on reverse: "6/10/44. U.S. Gen. Eisenhower Bids Good Luck to Paratroopers Leaving for France. U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower (hands in pockets), Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force, talks informally with a corporal in an American paratroop unit about to be flown over northern France for landings near German objectives, on June 6, 1944. ...

Narrator George T. "Joe" Sakato

Nisei male. Born February 19, 1921, in Colton, California. In 1942, moved with family to Glendale, Arizona, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Volunteered for the military and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team as a replacement troop. Fought in Italy and France in 1944, and was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, which was ...

Narrator Larry R. Pacheco

White male. Born November 4, 1922, in San Jose, California. Drafted into the military after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. During World War II, served as a military police guard at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Shipped overseas, and was captured in France as a prisoner of war and held in Germany. After completing military service, ...
Command post on the front lines (ddr-densho-114-74)
img Command post on the front lines (ddr-densho-114-74)
Original caption: St. Die Area, France. A Japanese-American unit moves into a new command post which was built for them by the U.S. Army Engineers. This unit is holding a strategic front line position. Company "F", 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment (Combat Team). 13 Nov 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 soldier discussing enemy position (ddr-densho-114-17)
img Nisei soldier discussing enemy position (ddr-densho-114-17)
Original caption: St. Die Area, France. Lt. Joseph W. Hill of Pine Bluff, Ark., commanding unit of the Japanese-American Team now in action against the Germans, discussing enemy positions with a member of his unit. Company"F", 2nd Battalion, 442nd Regiment (Combat Team). 13 Nov 1944.
Nisei soldier standing guard (ddr-densho-114-45)
img Nisei soldier standing guard (ddr-densho-114-45)
Original caption: S/Sgt. James S. Kawashime, a Japanese-American from Hanoa Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, stands guard for the 442nd Combat Team, 100th Infantry Bn., U.S. Seventh Army in the Charmois area of France, in bivouac before meeting the Germans in combat for the first time. 10/12/44.
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.
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