img "Leghorn Italy 'Paramount Theatre'" (ddr-densho-201-237)
Caption on front: "Leghorn [a.k.a. Livorno] Italy 'Paramount Theatre.' Went to see movie in Leghorn by the dirty canal. Kids swam in it."
img Nisei soldiers visiting Bagnoli (ddr-densho-164-15)
Nisei soldier's caption: Bagnoli near Naples. After our battalion and the 442nd attached to the 84 division fought to Arno and winning a presidential citation at Varoa near Leghorn we pulled back to Naples in preparation to go to France. Joined here by 800 replacements. Since Bagnoli was close to Naples and Pompeii we went ...
img Nisei soldiers visiting Mt. Vesuvius (ddr-densho-164-16)
Nisei soldier's caption: Mt. Vesuvius near Naples. After our battalion and the 442nd attached to the 84 division fought to Arno and winning a presidential citation at Varoa near Leghorn we pulled back to Naples in preparation to go to France. Joined here by 800 replacements. Since Bagnoli was close to Naples and Pompeii we ...
img U.S. military regiment in Italy (ddr-densho-201-368)
Caption on front: "Mas Takahashi, Frank Shiota, Hiroshi Shikuma, Joe Matsusaki, Leghorn, Italy 1945."
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.
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.
img Nisei soldiers moving towards battle (ddr-densho-114-81)
Original caption: Orciano Area, Italy. 2nd Lt. Masanao Otake of Lahaina, Maui (Hawaii), who was commissioned in Battle, leads his platoon from the town of Orciano into an attack pressing toward Leghorn. U.S. Fifth Army. 15 July 1944.
img The fall of Santa Luce (ddr-densho-114-135)
Original caption: Santa Luce, Italy. American troops of Japanese descent of the 100th Inf. Bn., 34th Division, U.S. Fifth Army, peer through glasses from the flag-bedecked city hall of Santa Luce to the level country ahead, before the gates of Leghorn, Italy. Santa Luce has just fallen to the Allies, 14 July 1944. U.S ...
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 ...
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.]
img Award ceremony (ddr-densho-114-22)
Original caption: Units of the 2nd and 3rd Bns., 442nd Japanese-American Combat Team pass in review before Lt. Gen. Lucian K. Truscott, Jr., CO, U.S. Fifth Army, after he has awarded them with the Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation at Yankee Stadium, Leghorn, Italy. 9/4/45.
img Leaving for reserve (ddr-densho-114-53)
Original caption: Castrellina Area, Italy. Platoon leader Lt. Charles Coyne, Boston, Mass., and Sgt. Nakoto Taguchi, Lihue Kauai, T. H., an American of Japanese descent of the 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Regt., light up while preparing to leave for reserve after 16 days of hill fighting for Leghorn. 15 July 1944. [The correct spelling of the ...
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-37-343)
Original caption: Cpl. Edward Nakamura, Honolulu, T.H., Gunner, No. 1 Cannoneer; Pvt. Suehiko Yoshida, Puunene, T.H., No. 2 Cannoneer; and Pfc. Mamoru Yonashiro, Oahu, T.H., Telephone Operator, all of [the] 522nd Field Artillery, 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Div., L to R, are at a 105-mm howitzer firing at the enemy in the battle ...
img Nisei soldiers firing a cannon (ddr-densho-114-27)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. Firing the 105-mm Howitzer in the Battle for Leghorn are Gunner Cpl. Edward Nakamura, Honolulu, T. H., and Cannoneer Pfc. George Tanna, Honolulu, T. H., American-born Japanese members of the 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division. U.S. Fifth Army. 12 July 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Castellina.]
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.
img Award ceremony (ddr-densho-114-67)
Original caption: Lt. Gen. Lucian K Truscott, Jr., CG, U.S. Fifth Army, salutes after fastening the Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation Banner to the guidon of Co. L, 3rd Bn., 442nd Japanese-American Combat Team, at a ceremony at Leghorn, Italy. 9/4/45.
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4353 (August 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-65)
Selected article titles: "Rocky Mountain News: Japanese American Heroes"; "Sato & Nobusada Organize Fish Processing Firm"; "Nisei Officer Wins Navy Cross"; "Union Fair Play is National"; "U.S. Nisei Troops Honored in Italy. Japanese Americans Selected to lead V-J Day Parade in Leghorn Celebration"; "U.S.-Born Japanese Makes Good"; "Court O.K.'s Paying by Japanese Bank"; "L.A. Examiner ...
doc Letters from Makoto Okine to Seiich, Tomeyo, and Dorothy Ai Okine, February 24, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-135)
Contains two letters written by Makoto Okine, addressing his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine, and his sister Dorothy Ai Okine. He writes from Leghorn, Italy, where he is stationed as a U.S. Army solder. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_57_001-003
img Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-99)
Original caption: A group of five Hawaiian-American soldiers of the 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Div., move up in the battle for Leghorn in a captured German jeep. American born Japanese composing the 442nd Inf. Regt., have established an outstanding record with the international Fifth Army - educated in West Coast schools, and numbering skilled ...
doc Letters from Makoto Okine to Seiichi and Dorothy Okine, January 26, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-127)
Contains two letters written by Makoto Okine along with an envelope. He writes to his father and sister, Seiichi and Dorothy Okine separately, encloses the two letters into the same envelope, and mails to Seiichi Okine's place in Hawthorne, California. The letters are written in Leghorn, Italy where Makoto Okine is stationed as a U ...