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Soldier holding his Coca Cola ration (ddr-densho-22-22)
img Soldier holding his Coca Cola ration (ddr-densho-22-22)
Caption in album: "This is the first Coca Cola ration we had shortly after the war."
Ice skating at an American Red Cross Club (ddr-densho-22-56)
img Ice skating at an American Red Cross Club (ddr-densho-22-56)
Caption in album: "American Red Cross Clubs found at any large city of any U.S. occupied zones or Allied territory was a haven of rest for the tired G.I. as well as a place of rest recreation and fun. Free doughnuts and coffee. Cokes 1/2 mark, snack bars, ping pong. Music and American fun."
442nd Regimental Combat Team plaque (ddr-densho-22-28)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team plaque (ddr-densho-22-28)
Caption in album: "This plaque was presented to the 442nd for their rescue of the Lost Battalion of World War II."
442nd soldiers cooking C rations (ddr-densho-22-31)
img 442nd soldiers cooking C rations (ddr-densho-22-31)
Caption in album: "At times chow wasn't so good as we got our share of 'C' rations most often. Breakfast, dinner, supper day after day. But when you work hard you get hungry and when you are hungry you can eat anything. Here we heat up a C ration in our mess gear. On the rear …
Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-39)
img Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-39)
Caption in album: "On the Auto Bahn [sic] between Munich to Augsburg many sections were used for airports and planes hid in the trees of the along the road forests."
A plane next to the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-34)
img A plane next to the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-34)
Caption in album: "Some sections of the German super highway called the Auto Bahn [sic]. The highway was very equal to some of the U.S. double high speed roads."
Lister bag (ddr-densho-22-30)
img Lister bag (ddr-densho-22-30)
Caption in album: "Here is a lister bag where all water is treated before you drink. Halazone tablets we used during the war. In more permanent positions these bags are set up. You absolutely do not drink untreated water."
The Headquarter Battery on the move (ddr-densho-22-36)
img The Headquarter Battery on the move (ddr-densho-22-36)
Caption in album: "On the move of location we are on a 'road march.' Here is the Headquarter Battery on move."
Military battalion taking a break on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-40)
img Military battalion taking a break on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-40)
Caption in album: "On the Auto Bahn [sic] taking '10' a breather. A machine gun mount can be seen in the open weapon carrier used in cases of a strafing where German planes attack from above. In caravans are jeeps, 4x4, 4x6, 6x6, command car, [?], half tracks. In a battalion we had about 600 men …
Soldiers (ddr-densho-22-63)
img Soldiers (ddr-densho-22-63)
Caption in album: "T/5 Rupert Arai / T/5 Tamotsu Saito / T/5 Hideo Noda."
Soldiers reading a newspaper on V-J Day (ddr-densho-22-75)
img Soldiers reading a newspaper on V-J Day (ddr-densho-22-75)
Caption in album: "Yes as we were here in Donauworth patrolling and cleaning up we were cleaning up what war had made. Not too unexpected had come the news that V-J Victory-Japan had come shortly after the hard fought V-E Victory-Europe day had come. We felt an excitement quite unexplainable but we worked as usuable [sic] …
Clarence Matsumura on guard post (ddr-densho-22-69)
img Clarence Matsumura on guard post (ddr-densho-22-69)
Caption in album: "Among the rookie reign of most soldiers he spends more than 50% of his time doing nothing but guard post."
Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-38)
img Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-38)
Caption in album: "Between Munich - Augsburg the highway used as runways many German planes could be seen on the side most disabled."
442nd soldiers in chow line (ddr-densho-22-29)
img 442nd soldiers in chow line (ddr-densho-22-29)
Caption in album: "At times during the war we were lucky to have U.S.O. units come up to entertain us. We saw little fun as 7 days a week 24 hours a day we were on the go with little rest. Here a U.S.O. troupe forms a chow dish out line as we get our few …
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