Nisei soldier blinded during battle

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Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

Original caption: Yoshinao Omiya, former soldier with the famed 100th Inf. Bn., blinded in the Volturno River battle in Italy when a buddy tripped over a booby trap, leaves his home, guided by his seeing-eye dog, Audrey, purchased from Seeing-Eye Inc. for $1.00. 5/2/45. Honolulu, T.H.

May 2, 1945


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  • Omiya, Yoshinao


Courtesy of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee and the U.S. Army

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