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Combat training (ddr-densho-114-51)
img Combat training (ddr-densho-114-51)
Original caption: Italy. Pvt. Yoshiyuki Maeda, Japanese-American soldier of the 100th Battalion, 133rd Infantry, holds a sniper position of reconnaissance and firing in mock maneuvers preparatory to going out to actual combat against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
Nisei soldiers practicing combat maneuvers (ddr-densho-114-24)
img Nisei soldiers practicing combat maneuvers (ddr-densho-114-24)
Original caption: Italy. Crouched low to avoid detection by the enemy, the Japanese-American reconnaissance party of the 100th Battalion, 113rd Infantry, advance on snipers shack in mock maneuvers preparatory to actual combat against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
Combat training (ddr-densho-114-94)
img Combat training (ddr-densho-114-94)
Original caption: Italy. Pfc. Arthur Shinyama, Japanese-American soldier of the 100th Battalion, 133rd Infantry, a B.A.R. gunner in position ready to fire, in mock maneuvers preparatory to going out on actual combat duty against the Germans. 12 Oct 1943.
100th Infantry Battalion troop inspection (ddr-densho-114-6)
img 100th Infantry Battalion troop inspection (ddr-densho-114-6)
Original caption: With the wreckage of Bighorn in the background, Lieut. Gen. Mark W. Clark, C. G., Fifth Army, and Sec. of the Navy James V. Forrestal inspect troops from the 100th Infantry Battalion composed of Americans of Japanese descent. The troops were present as a guard of honor for the Secretary. Italy, 9 August 1944.
Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-17)
img Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-17)
Nisei soldier's caption: Pompeii. This city was buried way back when Mt. Vesuvius erupted.
Nisei soldiers in review (ddr-densho-164-87)
img Nisei soldiers in review (ddr-densho-164-87)
Nisei soldier's caption: Vehicles passing in view. Went to Ghedi where we camped out in a bare flat plain and went thru the processing prisoners. Took care of around 80,000 and then our first large batch of original 100th men left us. And also joined by a replacement of some 400.
Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-18)
img Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-18)
Nisei soldier's caption: Pompeii. This city was buried way back when Mt. Vesuvius erupted.
Nisei soldiers visiting Bagnoli (ddr-densho-164-15)
img Nisei soldiers visiting Bagnoli (ddr-densho-164-15)
Nisei soldier's caption: Bagnoli near Naples. After our battalion and the 442nd attached to the 84 division fought to Arno and winning a presidential citation at Varoa near Leghorn we pulled back to Naples in preparation to go to France. Joined here by 800 replacements. Since Bagnoli was close to Naples and Pompeii we went visiting …
Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-19)
img Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-19)
Nisei soldier's caption: Pompeii is still being dug. This is the business district. This city at the time before the disaster was very civilized. Noted lead pipes to bring in water and also of interest to the boys. The casino with very vivid illustrations on the walls.
Nisei soldiers visiting Mt. Vesuvius (ddr-densho-164-16)
img Nisei soldiers visiting Mt. Vesuvius (ddr-densho-164-16)
Nisei soldier's caption: Mt. Vesuvius near Naples. After our battalion and the 442nd attached to the 84 division fought to Arno and winning a presidential citation at Varoa near Leghorn we pulled back to Naples in preparation to go to France. Joined here by 800 replacements. Since Bagnoli was close to Naples and Pompeii we went …
Italian women washing clothes (ddr-densho-164-79)
img Italian women washing clothes (ddr-densho-164-79)
Nisei soldier's caption: Gragnana, Washday. Note GI clothed in back. All could be washed for a pack of cigarettes.
Nisei soldiers in review (ddr-densho-164-86)
img Nisei soldiers in review (ddr-densho-164-86)
Nisei soldier's caption: Review in Ghedi. Went to Ghedi where we camped out in a bare flat plain and went thru the processing prisoners. Took care of around 80,000 and then our first large batch of original 100th men left us. And also joined by a replacement of some 400.
Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-20)
img Nisei soldiers visiting Pompeii (ddr-densho-164-20)
Nisei soldier's caption: Pompeii is still being dug. This is the business district. This city at the time before the disaster was very civilized. Noted lead pipes to bring in water and also of interest to the boys. The casino with very vivid illustrations on the walls.
Soldier (ddr-densho-201-484)
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-484)
Caption in album: "George Tanagi / Seattle."
The Antioch Victory (ddr-densho-201-806)
img The Antioch Victory (ddr-densho-201-806)
Caption in album: "'Going home' / Aug. 1946 / Antioch Victory (ship)."
Soldiers in front of P.B.S. Enlisted Men's Hotel (ddr-densho-201-266)
img Soldiers in front of P.B.S. Enlisted Men's Hotel (ddr-densho-201-266)
Two Japanese American soldiers in front of Maestoso ["Majestic"] P.B.S. Enlisted Men's Hotel. Caption on front: "Jim & I at Majestic Hotel."
Group of soldiers (ddr-densho-201-528)
img Group of soldiers (ddr-densho-201-528)
Back row, left to right: Mitsu Yoshimura, Tsusaka, Naganuma, Geo. Fujino, Tsukashima, Pete Tanda. Front row, left to right: Watanabe, Sakaida, Asato, "Rich" Egami."
Masao Sakagami with German Army dog (ddr-densho-201-546)
img Masao Sakagami with German Army dog (ddr-densho-201-546)
Caption in album: "All-rus & me [Masao Sakagami] / German Army dog."
Soldier (ddr-densho-201-483)
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-483)
Caption in album: "Geo. Pete Masushige / California."
Group of soldiers (ddr-densho-201-527)
img Group of soldiers (ddr-densho-201-527)
Back row, left to right: Fujimori, Fujii, Yoshimura, Arakaki, Asada, Abe, Hongo. Front row, left to right: Ezuka, Watanabe, Otsuka, Shiroya, Okamoto.
Soldier (ddr-densho-201-517)
img Soldier (ddr-densho-201-517)
Caption in album: "Leo Morishita 'Sparks' / Nevada."
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