img Nisei soldier in Italy (ddr-densho-164-91)
Nisei soldier's caption: Wireman Gordon Kadowaki. It was a sad time for us to see our friends we slept and fought together with leave. But they earned it most of them being in the army from four to six years, and fought from Salerno on. It was a sad place with new replacements in their ...
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-75)
Nisei soldier's caption: Turkomans guarded by partisans. These Turks were captured by the Germans in Russia and taken to Italy as laborers. The partisans were of use during the end of the war in rounding up the surrendering jerries but not when they fired back.
doc 2 Battalions of Nisei Get Honor (September 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-56-1139)
The Seattle Daily Times, September 5, 1945, p. 13
img Nisei soldier escorting prisoners of war (ddr-densho-114-170)
Prisoners of war being taken to Ghedi Air Base in Italy to be processed.
img 100th Infantry Battalion troop inspection (ddr-densho-114-6)
Original caption: With the wreckage of Bighorn in the background, Lieut. Gen. Mark W. Clark, C. G., Fifth Army, and Sec. of the Navy James V. Forrestal inspect troops from the 100th Infantry Battalion composed of Americans of Japanese descent. The troops were present as a guard of honor for the Secretary. Italy, 9 August 1944.
img U.S. soldiers in front of Italian hotel (ddr-densho-201-206)
U.S. soldiers in front of a building whose sign reads "Albergo," or "hotel" in Italian.
doc "Penbase Press: Peninsular Base Section, U.S. Army" Newspaper (ddr-densho-201-448)
Vol. 1, no. 65, April 10, 1946 edition of the Penbase Press newspaper. "Peninsular Base Section" refers to U.S. Military operations in Italy.
img [Men in military uniform] (ddr-csujad-1-31)
Two men in military uniform pose together outside a building. One is a Japanese American man wearing a helmet and the other is wearing a military cap. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_02_025
img [Men in military uniform gathering] (ddr-csujad-1-17)
Five Japanese American men in military uniform, gathering and talking outside, are pictured. On back of photograph, names are written: "Mike, ____, Tay__, Shi____, Hideo." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_01_02_011
img Nisei soldiers in review (ddr-densho-164-86)
Nisei soldier's caption: Review in Ghedi. Went to Ghedi where we camped out in a bare flat plain and went thru the processing prisoners. Took care of around 80,000 and then our first large batch of original 100th men left us. And also joined by a replacement of some 400.
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-73)
Nisei soldier's caption: Apennines. Our boys advancing hills after hills. In April again we finally hit Italy and took part in the final drive to clear Italy of the jerries. Hill Georgia Ohio 1.2.3. will never be forgotten. Our outfit fought with the 92nd, a Negro outfit, who were doing everything but killing ...