Nisei mortar crew

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ddr-densho-114-54 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i114-00054)

Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

Original caption: Fifth Army, Montenerro, Italy. Members of the mortar crew of 100th Bn., Americans of Japanese descent, practice firing into the hills, reported active with German snipers. They are, L. to R., Wallace Higa of Paia Maui (Hawaii), James Ishimoto of Honolulu, and Jitsuo Kobayashi of Honolulu. 7 August 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Montenero.]

August 7, 1944


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

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