442nd Regimental Combat Team training

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Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

Original caption: Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Japanese-American Combat Team. At Camp Shelby, Miss., Americans of Japanese ancestry from California, Hawaii, and other areas are undergoing intensive training as an Army combat team. One group of Japanese-Americans has already gone and seen action in the Mediterranean Theatre. These pictures show some of the phases of the training of the 442nd Combat Team at Camp Shelby: Photographer in a jeep during field exercises are left to right, rear: Pvt. H. Watanabe, Hawaii; Pvt. Tadashi Kato, Hawaii; front, Pvt. James Takahashi, Hawaii, and Pvt. James Ito, Hawaii, driver. 1943.



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