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View of Lake Lecco (ddr-densho-201-551)
img View of Lake Lecco (ddr-densho-201-551)
Caption in album: "Lake Lecco / Northern Italy."
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-123)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-123)
Nisei soldier's caption: Victory Arch. We were able to visit Milan quite often from Ghedi and Lecco.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-122)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-122)
Nisei soldier's caption: Taken at the top of the hill.
USO show in Italy (ddr-densho-164-104)
img USO show in Italy (ddr-densho-164-104)
Nisei soldier's caption: Marilyn Hare sings. We were fortunate to see again good old American beauty when "The Jinx" visited us in Lecco. Cameras really were clicking.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-84)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-84)
Nisei soldier's caption: Pontoon bridge across Po. On our way to Ghedi we crossed this bridge some 1/4 mile long.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-73)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-73)
Nisei soldier's caption: Apennines. Our boys advancing hills after hills. In April again we finally hit Italy and took part in the final drive to clear Italy of the jerries. Hill Georgia Ohio 1.2.3. will never be forgotten. Our outfit fought with the 92nd, a Negro outfit, who were doing everything but killing jerries. Scared of …
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-117)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-117)
Nisei soldier's caption: San Pellogrini where our 442nd rest camp was located. If we couldn't go to some other place on pass we came here to take it easy for four days.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-76)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-76)
Nisei soldier's caption: Entering an Italian village.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-119)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-119)
Nisei soldier's caption: Casino at San Pellogrini. San Pellogrini where our 442nd rest camp was located. If we couldn't go to some other place on pass we came here to take it easy for four days.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-78)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-78)
Nisei soldier's caption: Margioso, Ham near a house. Germans surrenders in Italy, Finito La Guerra. After running all over Northern Italy the victory was in sight for us. The Germans finally gave up May 1945. What a relief it was, no more fighting. Now what we were going to do was a big question. After a …
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-114)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-114)
Nisei soldier's caption: San Pellogrini where our 442nd rest camp was located. If we couldn't go to some other place on pass we came here to take it easy for four days.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-94)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-94)
Nisei soldier's caption: Lake Como and in the background Lecco.
Nisei soldier in Italy (ddr-densho-164-90)
img Nisei soldier in Italy (ddr-densho-164-90)
Nisei soldier's caption: Ronald Miwa, Platoon Sarg. It was a sad time for us to see our friends we slept and fought together with leave. But they earned it most of them being in the army from four to six years, and fought from Salerno on. It was a sad place with new replacements in their …
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-118)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-118)
Nisei soldier's caption: Pretty soft after sleeping on ground. San Pellogrini where our 442nd rest camp was located. If we couldn't go to some other place on pass we came here to take it easy for four days.
Nisei soldier in Italy (ddr-densho-164-91)
img Nisei soldier in Italy (ddr-densho-164-91)
Nisei soldier's caption: Wireman Gordon Kadowaki. It was a sad time for us to see our friends we slept and fought together with leave. But they earned it most of them being in the army from four to six years, and fought from Salerno on. It was a sad place with new replacements in their place.
Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-82)
img Nisei soldiers in Italy (ddr-densho-164-82)
Nisei soldier's caption: Our hotel in Novi Ligure.
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