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Letter from Martha Tsuchida to Tomoye Takahashi (ddr-densho-422-48)
doc Letter from Martha Tsuchida to Tomoye Takahashi (ddr-densho-422-48)
Describing her and William's trip around Europe to Denmark, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France

Narrator Chester Tanaka

Nisei male. Born in St. Louis, Missouri. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy and France.
Group of soldiers near tent (ddr-densho-368-265)
img Group of soldiers near tent (ddr-densho-368-265)
Caption: Waiting in staging area (Marseilles, France) for transportation to Italy. From left to right: Homer Takahashi, William Iino, Unknown, Tom Hatsukano

Narrator Genro Kashiwa

Nisei male. Born April 27, 1923, in Waialua, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where father was a Buddhist priest. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in France and Italy. After the war, went to law school and eventually returned to Hawaii.
Taki Family Collection (ddr-densho-164)
Collection Taki Family Collection (ddr-densho-164)
This collection consist of photographs and documents from a Nisei man from Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, he served in France and Italy with the 100th Battalion and later with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team when the 100th became the 442nd's 1st Battalion.
Americans: The story of the 442nd Combat Team (ddr-densho-478-2)
doc Americans: The story of the 442nd Combat Team (ddr-densho-478-2)
The story of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, including the team's training, preparation for overseas movement, campaigns, and battles. It also includes drawings, photographs, maps, an award list, battle honors, and the names of the 442nd infantry regiment and the 552nd field artillery battalion.
Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1213)
img Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1213)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Their Majesties [illegible] in the palace. China Commission of Enquiry Members (from right). Dr. Schnee (Germany), General McCoy (US), Commission Head Earl Lytton (UK), General Claudel (France), Count Aldrovandi (Italy). ([illegible]). March 17, 1932."

Narrator George T. "Joe" Sakato

Nisei male. Born February 19, 1921, in Colton, California. In 1942, moved with family to Glendale, Arizona, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Volunteered for the military and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team as a replacement troop. Fought in Italy and France in 1944, and was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, which was …
100th [Infantry] Battalion Combat timeline (ddr-csujad-1-59)
doc 100th [Infantry] Battalion Combat timeline (ddr-csujad-1-59)
Lists the military operations in Italy and France by 100th Infantry Battalion Combat chronologically from September 2, 1943 through May 31, 1945. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_06_002
442d RCT Combat timeline (ddr-csujad-1-60)
doc 442d RCT Combat timeline (ddr-csujad-1-60)
Lists the military training and operations in Italy, France, and Germany by 442nd Regimental Combat Team chronologically from February 1, 1943 through May 31, 1945. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_06_003
Certification ceremony (ddr-densho-114-31)
img Certification ceremony (ddr-densho-114-31)
Original caption: Oahu, T. H. The first 48 veterans to be discharged from the Army under the point system, seated here, are waiting for their certification at the Separation Center. All but two are members of the famous 100th Battalion, 34th Division, which saw plenty of action in Italy and France. 23 May 1945.
Iino Family Collection (ddr-densho-368)
Collection Iino Family Collection (ddr-densho-368)
Accession 1: This collection contains selections from two photo albums. One album of photographs and other materials associated with Corporal William Iino's military service with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy and France between 1944 and 1945. The second album contains photographs and other materials associated with the 50th reunion of the 442nd RCT in …
Nisei soldiers awaiting furlough (ddr-densho-114-30)
img Nisei soldiers awaiting furlough (ddr-densho-114-30)
Original caption: Oahu, T. H. At the HQ Replacement Training Command, enlisted men of the 100th Infantry Bn., now in the 623rd Caual Company, 13th Replacement depot, happily await 30-day furloughs and subsequent discharges. The entire group saw action in Africa, Italy, and Southern France. Many hold Purple Heart and Presidential Citations. 27 June 1945.
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 20 (May 18, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-20)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 22 No. 20 (May 18, 1946) (ddr-pc-18-20)
Selected article titles: "442nd Combat Team to Return Home Soon. Nisei Regiment Scheduled to Leave Italy. 9000 Casualties Sustained by Unit in France, Italy" (p. 1), "800 Moved to Winona Camp Find Facilities Incomplete. Los Angeles County Sets Up Emergency Kitchens to Feed Distressed Evacuee Group" (p. 1), "Army Assigns Nisei to War Crimes Trial" (p. …

Narrator Lawson I. Sakai

Nisei male. Born October 27, 1923, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello, where father and other family members ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Colorado to avoid mass removal. In 1943, volunteered for the army and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, fighting in campaigns in Italy and France. …
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-92)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-92)
Original caption: Oahu, T.H. Pvt. Naoto Mausuura, Hamakuapoko, Maui, and Tec/Sgt. David Malo, Jr., 110 A. Keaukaha St., Hilo, Hawaii, check the locations of some of the battles in which they fought in Italy, Africa and Southern France. Both men are members of the 100th Infantry Battalion, and have received the Purple Heart and Presidential Citation. …
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vh George T. "Joe" Sakato Interview (ddr-manz-1-29)
Nisei male. Born February 19, 1921, in Colton, California. In 1942, moved with family to Glendale, Arizona, during the "voluntary evacuation" period. Volunteered for the military and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team as a replacement troop. Fought in Italy and France in 1944, and was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, which was …
Highly decorated Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-133)
img Highly decorated Nisei soldier (ddr-densho-114-133)
Original caption: Oahu, T.H. After 34 months of action in Italy and France, when he became the most highly decorated of the 46 veterans of the 100th Bn., 34th Div., T/Sgt. Yukio Yokota of Honolulu, T.H., is honorably discharged under the Army point system. His citations include the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit, …
Chester Tanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1007-6)
vh Chester Tanaka Interview (ddr-densho-1007-6)
Nisei male. Born in St. Louis, Missouri. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy and France.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the …

Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1211)
img Members of the Lytton Commission (ddr-njpa-1-1211)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Their Majesties Dine With China Commission of Enquiry -At Homeiden in the Imperial Palace - Lord Lytton (Britain), General Claudel (France), General McCoy (US), Dr. Schnee (Germany), Count Aldrovandi (Italy), and Secretary-General Ark [?] of the League of Nations China Commission of Enquiry which is currently in Japan were received by His …

Narrator John Kanda

Nisei male. Born July 10, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Thomas-Auburn area of Washington. Following Executive Order 9066, family was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, then to Tule Lake concentration camp in California. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered as a replacement for the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team and trained …
Genro Kashiwa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-395)
vh Genro Kashiwa Interview (ddr-densho-1000-395)
Nisei male. Born April 27, 1923, in Waialua, Hawaii. Grew up in Hawaii, where father was a Buddhist priest. During World War II, served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in France and Italy. After the war, went to law school and eventually returned to Hawaii.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant …

Lawson I. Sakai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-472)
vh Lawson I. Sakai Interview (ddr-densho-1000-472)
Nisei male. Born October 27, 1923, in Montebello, California. Grew up in Montebello, where father and other family members ran a farm. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Colorado to avoid mass removal. In 1943, volunteered for the army and joined the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, fighting in campaigns in Italy and France. …
Naval leaders of Japan and other countries at a wake for Heihachiro Togo (ddr-njpa-4-1780)
img Naval leaders of Japan and other countries at a wake for Heihachiro Togo (ddr-njpa-4-1780)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Osumi, Minister of the Navy, invited the commanders-in-chief of every country. [Tokyo 1934 June 7]. Minister of the Navy Osumi held a party after the national funeral of Togo, who was the General of the Army. Traiyer, Commander-in-Chief of the support fleet, and three others attended the party. They came from England. …
John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
vh John Kanda Interview (ddr-densho-1000-116)
Nisei male. Born July 10, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in the Thomas-Auburn area of Washington. Following Executive Order 9066, family was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center, then to Tule Lake concentration camp in California. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Volunteered as a replacement for the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team and trained …
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