Impact of resistance on families
doc Notification of a Nisei's induction into the military (ddr-densho-25-50)
Letter from the chaplain of the 12th training Regiment at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, to Matahichi Iseri. The letter describes Camp Robinson, where his son, Mitsuo (Mike), had been sent for military training. On January 23, 1942, the government decided to send Japanese American soldiers who were still in service to special camps in Arkansas and Alabama. …
doc Mother's Day letter (ddr-densho-25-43)
In 1944, Matahichi and Kisa Iseri's son, Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri, was in the army and was stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama.
img Nisei soldiers escorting captured Germans (ddr-densho-37-21)
Original caption: "German storm troopers surrender to rifleman of the 100th Infantry Battalion (Americans of Japanese ancestry), after a short but rather sharp exchange of fire. Fifth Army, Orciano area, Italy, July 15, 1944. According to Rudy Tokiwa, the soldier shown on the extreme right, the WRA caption is inaccurate. The captured Germans were not storm …
img Nisei soldiers sorting confiscated goods (ddr-densho-114-23)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. Confiscated material goes into a trailer which is run down a line of material at the Fifth Army Concentration Area. L to R: Pvt. George Nasuschige, Company C, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, of Poston Arizona and Pfc. Masao Irana of Company "D", 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment of Honolulu, Hawaii. …
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 in …
img Nisei soldier sorts German equipment (ddr-densho-114-14)
Original caption: Breacia Area, Italy. S/Sgt. George Y. Fujino, Los Angeles, Calif., of Company "C", 100th Battalion, of the 442nd Infantry Regiment, looks over German clothing and equipment at the Fifth Army enemy concentration area. 18 May 1945. [The correct spelling of the location is Brescia.]
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-484)
Caption in album: "George Tanagi / Seattle."
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-483)
Caption in album: "Geo. Pete Masushige / California."
img Soldier in front of tents (ddr-densho-201-485)
Caption in album: "Kazuto Ezuka / Hawaii."
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-491)
Caption on album: "Takashi Okamoto / California."
img Soldier carrying gear (ddr-densho-201-474)
Caption in album: "Onward."
img Soldier in front of tents (ddr-densho-201-494)
Caption in album: "Dick Sakaida / California."
img Three soldiers (ddr-densho-201-495)
Caption in album: "Sakurada, Tamura, Tateoka."
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-489)
Caption in album: "Thomas Kobayakawa / Hawaii."
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-492)
Caption in album: "Joe Sakamoto / California."
img Soldier seated at a desk (ddr-densho-201-480)
Caption in album: "Jim S. Tateoka / Utah."
img Soldier in front of tents (ddr-densho-201-487)
Caption in album: "Koyei Arakaki / Hawaii."
img Soldier in front of tents (ddr-densho-201-486)
Caption in album: "Kenji Nobori / Hawaii."
img Soldier in front of a tank (ddr-densho-201-518)
Caption in album: "Koichi Uyeno / Colorado."
img A stockade (ddr-densho-201-476)
Caption in album: "PW Stockade."
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-490)
Caption in album: "Laverne Kurahara / California."
img John Tanaka standing on a tank (ddr-densho-201-475)
Caption in album: "John Tanaka."