img Captured German jeep (ddr-densho-114-119)
Original caption: Americans of Japanese descent of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 34th Division, Fifth Army, examine a still smouldering German vehicle, after entering Leghorn, Italy, which they helped to capture. July 19, 1944.
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. V No. 18 (August 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-143-196)
Selected article titles: "New Day Passes to McGehee. Shoppers Will Go by Districts" (p. 1), "Nisei Heroes in Italy Honored by War Dept." (p. 1), "Rule Limits Mailing of Food Overseas" (p. 1).
img Soldiers on a ship in the port of Leghorn, Italy (ddr-densho-201-798)
Caption on front: "Nobu Sakaguchi (Term. Is. Cal.), Fred Segawa." Caption in album: "Happy guys."
img Soldiers on a ship in the port of Leghorn, Italy (ddr-densho-201-799)
Caption in album: "So long Jim! Be seeing you."
img Soldiers on a ship in the port of Leghorn, Italy (ddr-densho-201-797)
Caption in album: "1. Jim Tateoka 2. Kiyoshi Sanuki 3. Pete Masushige 4. Kodama."
doc Nisei major commands 100th Infantry for last time in Italy (ddr-csujad-49-239)
Newspaper article about Major Mitsuyoshi Fukuda, former commanding officer of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the first Japanese American field officer and combat battalion commander in U.S. military history. An item from: pages 116-117 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_073_01
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 178 (October 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-333)
Selected article titles: "991/2 % Die from Natural Causes" (p. 1), "Italy: Nisei Destroy German Nests" (p. 2), "Farm Releases Yields on Vegetable and Livestock" (p. 3), "Idaho Nisei Get Prison Terms" (p. 5).
img Allied Military Currency--one lira note (ddr-densho-201-414)
Bill of Allied Military Currency, 1 Lira. Printed on front: "Issued in Italy; Series 1943; 1 Lira." Printed on reverse: "Freedom of Speech; Freedom of Religion; Allied Military Currency; Freedom from Want; Freedom from Fear."
doc Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-133)
28,000 men will remain in Italy, Alvin assumes he will be one of them, others will be sent home for retraining to go to the Pacific theater, sorry to see his unit being split up.
img Combat training (ddr-densho-114-73)
Original caption: Italy. Men of the Japanese-American Squad of soldiers doing correctly in using natural foliage, take a position behind the embankment, in mock maneuvers prepartory to real fighting against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
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. …
img Opera singer Tosciko Hasegawa (ddr-densho-201-304)
Signature on photograph: "Hasegawa Toshiko [in Japanese]. Mila 1945." Caption on front: "Tosciko [a.k.a. Toshiko] Hasegawa. (Nedda) in 'Pagliacci'." Caption in album: "Hasegawa was stuck in Italy during the war. She married Italian. Opera singer. Milan 1945."
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 …
Narrator Taketora Jim Tanaka
Nisei male. Born January 2, 1926, in Sacramento, California. Grew up in Sacramento, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. Drafted into the army, and served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy. Following …
img Nisei soldiers moving towards battle (ddr-densho-114-81)
Original caption: Orciano Area, Italy. 2nd Lt. Masanao Otake of Lahaina, Maui (Hawaii), who was commissioned in Battle, leads his platoon from the town of Orciano into an attack pressing toward Leghorn. U.S. Fifth Army. 15 July 1944.
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."
doc Jap Dodges Shells to Aid Yanks in Italy (February 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-56-1028)
The Seattle Daily Times, February 23, 1944, p. 8
doc Sgt. Kinoshita Killed in Action on Italy Front (July 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-56-1057)
The Seattle Daily Times, July 26, 1944, p. 5
doc They Fight For Uncle Sam (December 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-998)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 15, 1943, p. 19
doc Pfc. Nakamura Won D.S.C. In Fight to Death (February 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-56-1100)
The Seattle Daily Times, February 7, 1945, p. 20
doc 2 Battalions of Nisei Get Honor (September 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-56-1139)
The Seattle Daily Times, September 5, 1945, p. 13
doc American Japs In Italy Like To Stay at Front (November 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-987)
The Seattle Daily Times, November 19, 1943, p. 18
doc American Japs' Fighting Wears Out Commander (December 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-56-1005)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 28, 1943, p. 3