Nisei soldiers in jeep

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ddr-densho-114-99 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i114-00099)

Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

Original caption: A group of five Hawaiian-American soldiers of the 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Div., move up in the battle for Leghorn in a captured German jeep. American born Japanese composing the 442nd Inf. Regt., have established an outstanding record with the international Fifth Army - educated in West Coast schools, and numbering skilled technicians and professionals, it is a self-dependent unit highly respected by fighting men on the Italian front. Castrellina Sector, Italy, July 12, 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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