522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldiers

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Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. Men of the 522nd Field Artillery Bn., 442nd Infantry Regt., 34th Division, are firing a 105-MM Howitzer in the Battle for Leghorn. The American born Japanese, of which the 442nd Inf. Regt. consists, here are, L. to R., Cpl. Edward Nakamura, Honolulu, T.H., Gunner; Pfc. George Tanna, Honolulu, T.H., No. 1 Cannoneer; Pvt. Suehiko Yoshida, Puunene, T.H., No. 2 Cannoneer; and Pfc. Mamoru Yonashiro, Oahu, T.H., Phone Operator. U.S. Fifth Army. 12 July 1944. [The correct spelling of the location is Castellina.]

July 12, 1944


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

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