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Nisei soldiers visiting Bagnoli (ddr-densho-164-15)
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 "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."
Nisei soldiers visiting Mt. Vesuvius (ddr-densho-164-16)
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 "Leghorn Canal" (ddr-densho-201-283)
Canal in Livorno, Italy. Caption on front: "Leghorn Canal."
U.S. military regiment in Italy (ddr-densho-201-368)
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."
Resting after the fall of Leghorn (ddr-densho-114-123)
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.
Soldiers playing basketball (ddr-densho-201-400)
img Soldiers playing basketball (ddr-densho-201-400)
Caption on front: "C. Co 100th Bn basketball court, Leghorn, Italy."
Soldiers next to a statue (ddr-densho-201-167)
img Soldiers next to a statue (ddr-densho-201-167)
U.S. soldiers standing next to a statue in "Leghorn City Square (Hitch Hike Square)" in Livorno, Italy.
Nisei soldiers on patrol (ddr-densho-114-179)
img Nisei soldiers on patrol (ddr-densho-114-179)
Original caption: [illegible] troops of Japanese ancestry, ride jeep patrol through the streets of Leghorn, Italy. Fifth Army, July 19, 1944.
Nisei soldier on patrol (ddr-densho-114-80)
img Nisei soldier on patrol (ddr-densho-114-80)
Original caption: A Hawaiian-American soldier of Japanese ancestry, with the 100th Battalion, 34th Division, patrols the streets of Leghorn, Italy. Fifth Army. July 19, 1944.
Captured German jeep (ddr-densho-114-119)
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.
Nisei soldiers moving towards battle (ddr-densho-114-81)
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.
The fall of Santa Luce (ddr-densho-114-135)
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 ...
Leaving the front lines (ddr-densho-114-122)
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 ...
Award ceremony (ddr-densho-114-22)
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.
Leaving for reserve (ddr-densho-114-53)
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 ...
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-37-343)
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 ...
Nisei soldiers firing a cannon (ddr-densho-114-27)
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.]
Nisei soldiers leaving for reserve (ddr-densho-114-118)
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.]
Presidential Citation award ceremony (ddr-densho-114-130)
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.
Award ceremony (ddr-densho-114-67)
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.
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4353 (August 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-65)
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 ...
Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-99)
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 ...
522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-87)
img 522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-87)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. Men of the 522nd Field Artillery Bn., 442nd Infantry Regt., 34th Division, are firing a 105-MM Howitzer in the Battle for Leghorn. The American born Japanese, of which the 442nd Inf. Regt. consists, here are, L. to R., Cpl. Edward Nakamura, Honolulu, T.H., Gunner; Pfc. George Tanna, Honolulu, T.H ...
Nisei sniper (ddr-densho-114-46)
img Nisei sniper (ddr-densho-114-46)
Original caption: Castrellina Area, Italy. Pfc. Genkichi Akamine, Honolulu, T. H., a sniper with the 100th Inf. Bn., 34th Div., is a typical American of Japanese descent. A native of Hawaii, he has three years service in the U.S. Army, and has fought through the entire Italian Campaign, just ending 16 days of hill fighting ...
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