522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldier
ddr-densho-114-28 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i114-00028)
Original caption: A Japanese soldier of the 7th Army, Battery A, 522nd FA, 442nd Combat Team in France, fits base plate to a 105 mm. shell after propaganda pamphlets have been inserted. A small charge of powder in the projectile blows off base plate over enemy territory, allowing leaflets to drift to ground troops below.
Courtesy of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee and the U.S. Army