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Mineo Osumi receiving flowers at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-1809)
img Mineo Osumi receiving flowers at Tokyo Station (ddr-njpa-4-1809)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Envoys Osumi, Isaka and [?] start travels. (Tokyo) 1939 July 18. Admiral Osumi, [?] Isaka, president of Tokyo [?], and [?] began their travels to Europe from Tokyo at 9 a.m. on the 18th. Officials and citizens saw them off. Osumi, a military representative in the Diet and the Minister of the …
Obituary, Harry Fumio Madokoro (ddr-csujad-55-1830)
doc Obituary, Harry Fumio Madokoro (ddr-csujad-55-1830)
Posthumous award of the Distinguished Service Cross to Harry Fumio Madokoro, Private First Class, Company K, 3d Battalion, 442d Regimental Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division for extraordinary heroism in military operations. Madokoro was drafted from Poston incarceration camp and was killed in action in Italy during World War II. See this object in the California State …
Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
img Nisei soldiers entertaining the wounded (ddr-densho-37-307)
Original caption: Private First Class George Inouye, an American of Japanese descent who was wounded in Italy, listening to a Japanese American band that entertained wounded U.S. soldiers at Halloran General Hospital in New York City. The entertainers, who had been defense workers and students before volunteering for the U.S. Army in Hawaii a year earlier, …
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 52 (May 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-165)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 52 (May 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-165)
Selected article titles: "No Pacific Combat Duty for Nisei Soldiers" (p. 1), "Issuance of Gate Passes to School-Age Boys Halted" (p. 1), "First Unescorted Nisei Group on Way to Hawaiian Homes" (p. 1), "La Guardia Protests Nisei Relocation on East Coast" (p. 2), "Tule Agitators to be Interned at Leupp Center" (p. 2), "Court Will Test …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 18 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-43)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 17 No. 18 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-pc-15-43)
Selected article titles: "Position of Nisei Battalion In Italy 'Most Advanced' of U.S. Fifth Army, Says Lardner" (p. 1), "Troops Impose Martial Law On Tule Segregation Center. Army Intervenes As Newell Residents Defy Civil Authority; Report Twenty Persons Injured" (p. 1), "FBI Frees Nisei Held on Camera Charge" (p. 2), "Set Arguments In Case Testing Evacuee …
Pacific Citizen Christmas 1945 Issue (ddr-densho-121-5)
doc Pacific Citizen Christmas 1945 Issue (ddr-densho-121-5)
Selected article titles: "WRA Will Assist Returned Evacuees to Find Permanent Location on Pacific Coast" (p. 3), "Judge Grants New Hearing to Renunciant" (p. 3), "442nd Infantry Still on Duty in Many Sections of Italy" (p. 3), "Placer Supervisors Will Grant Aid to Returned Evacuees" (p. 3), "Three Arrested in Murder of Nisei Veteran" (p. 3), …
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 49 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-158)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 49 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-158)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Meet May be Called. Nine Centers Will Join in Conclave" (p. 1), "Nisei Casualty List is Released. 34 Killed in Italy Campaign" (p. 1), "Youth Burns Foot on Hot Ashes" (p. 1), "1,500 American Repatriates Arrive from Orient" (p. 1), "'No Loyal Nisei Should Feel Ashamed of Japanese Heritage'" (p. 1), "Water …
Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-99)
img Nisei soldiers in jeep (ddr-densho-114-99)
Original caption: A group of five Hawaiian-American soldiers of the 100th Inf. Bn., 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Div., move up in the battle for Leghorn in a captured German jeep. American born Japanese composing the 442nd Inf. Regt., have established an outstanding record with the international Fifth Army - educated in West Coast schools, and numbering …
522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-87)
img 522nd Field Artillery Battalion soldiers (ddr-densho-114-87)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. Men of the 522nd Field Artillery Bn., 442nd Infantry Regt., 34th Division, are firing a 105-MM Howitzer in the Battle for Leghorn. The American born Japanese, of which the 442nd Inf. Regt. consists, here are, L. to R., Cpl. Edward Nakamura, Honolulu, T.H., Gunner; Pfc. George Tanna, Honolulu, T.H., No. 1 …
Nisei technicians working on calculations (ddr-densho-114-98)
img Nisei technicians working on calculations (ddr-densho-114-98)
Original caption: Castrellina Sector, Italy. In the Fire Direction Center of the 522nd Field Artillery, 442nd Inf. Regt., 34th Division, Lt. George S. Meany, Greenwich, Conn., Left, works with his Japanese American crew. In the center is T/Sgt. Shuichi, Sakamoto, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, calculating vertical control and S/Sgt. Yuki Ahaki, Modesto Calif., at the horizontal control, …
Nisei sniper (ddr-densho-114-46)
img Nisei sniper (ddr-densho-114-46)
Original caption: Castrellina Area, Italy. Pfc. Genkichi Akamine, Honolulu, T. H., a sniper with the 100th Inf. Bn., 34th Div., is a typical American of Japanese descent. A native of Hawaii, he has three years service in the U.S. Army, and has fought through the entire Italian Campaign, just ending 16 days of hill fighting in …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 7 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-134)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 7 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-134)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Unit Rejoins Fifth Army; Takes Mt. Belvedere in Italy" (p. 1), "Campaign Held to Keep Nisei Away" (p. 1), "Evacuees Must Apply For Ration Books" (p. 1), "Roosevelt Succumbs Thursday" (p. 1), "University Students Cause Confusion at Anti-Japanese Meet; Say Nazism At Work" (p. 1), "Myer Writes of Spain-Japan Break" (p. 1), …
Weekly Press Review No. 39 (ddr-densho-156-352)
doc Weekly Press Review No. 39 (ddr-densho-156-352)
Original summary excerpt: The past week saw the development of only a few new stories of interest to WRA; clippings were considerably less than usual. The progress of the Nisei soldiers in Italy continued to draw favorable comment, both in news columns and on editorial pages. Several papers carried an INS release on the use of …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 68 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-3)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 68 (June 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-3)
Selected article titles: "Fighter Knew Why He Was Fighting"; "Phi Beta Kappa Girl Can't Get in School"; "On the Other Hand"; "Fund to be Sent to Prisoners"; "Favor Holding Island Defense"; "WAC Lieutenant to Speak Thursday Night"; "Speaking for Selves"; "Brave Sergeant Dies in Action"; "Chicago Paper Comments on Defeat of Congressman"; "Judge Sets July 10 …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 79 (July 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-168)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 79 (July 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-168)
Selected article titles: "Reconsideration Asked of Myer"; "Property issue Before Kilgore Senate Group"; "Carnival Dance Slated"; "Legislature Fails to Adopt Commission"; "Committee May Try on Voluntary Basis"; "Compliment Girls"; "100th Infantrymen Flown Back by ATC Planes to Florida Airbase from Italy"; "Teamster Would Hire Nisei War Veterans"; "400 at Inaugural Ball"; "Reason for Double Joy"; "Say …
Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4308 (May 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-21)
doc Colorado Times Vol. 31, No. 4308 (May 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-150-21)
Selected article titles: "Oregon's Alien Land Law 'Of Doubtful Constitutionality' Says WRA Solicitor"; "Next of Kin of War Heroes Warned Against Fraudulent Schemers"; "7 Bay Region Nisei Recent Casualties in Northern Italy"; "The Voice of Youth"; "Placer Nisei Plans to Appeal Draft Status"; "Hero of a Horatio Alger Story Laid in Chicago"; "Nisei Employees Cited for …
Toshikazu
vh Toshikazu "Tosh" Okamoto II (ddr-densho-1000-248)
Nisei male. Born October 8, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Renton, Washington, where father operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Briefly transferred to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Drafted into the army and served in Italy as a replacement …
Toshikazu
vh Toshikazu "Tosh" Okamoto Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-240)
Nisei male. Born October 8, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Renton, Washington, where father operated a farm. During World War II, was removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Briefly transferred to the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Drafted into the army and served in Italy as a replacement …
Makoto Okine (ddr-csujad-5-22)
Makoto Okine (ddr-csujad-5-22)
A photograph of Makoto Okine in the US Military uniform. The photograph is addressing his parents, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine and signed from Makoto Okine. It is taken by American Red Cross Photography Shop in Livorno, Italy, where Makoto is stationed as a US Army soldier. The note on the backside records the arrival of the …
Letters from Makoto Okine to Seiichi and Dorothy Okine, January 26, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-127)
doc Letters from Makoto Okine to Seiichi and Dorothy Okine, January 26, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-127)
Contains two letters written by Makoto Okine along with an envelope. He writes to his father and sister, Seiichi and Dorothy Okine separately, encloses the two letters into the same envelope, and mails to Seiichi Okine's place in Hawthorne, California. The letters are written in Leghorn, Italy where Makoto Okine is stationed as a U.S. Army …
The bride and groom (ddr-njpa-1-42)
img The bride and groom (ddr-njpa-1-42)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Music [illegible] Wedding. The Imperial Household Ministry's Musical Section [illegible] Mr. Comelie [?]. (Tokyo) February 13, 1934. Ethiopian bride [illegible] wedding march is being cheerfully played [illegible] Mr. Etano Comelie [?] (41), who has [illegible] the Imperial Household Ministry's Musical Section's [illegible] since [illegible] as the conductor of the Italy Cappi [?] …
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 …
Ivanoe Bonomi and Count Carlo Sforza (ddr-njpa-1-1871)
img Ivanoe Bonomi and Count Carlo Sforza (ddr-njpa-1-1871)
Caption on reverse: "Members of new Italian government confer in Rome. Ivanoe Bonomi (left), Premier of the newly formed Italian Government, and Count Carlo Sforza, Minister without portfolio, confer in liberated Rome during the first meeting of the Cabinet. Count Sforza, who returned to his homeland from America as Allied armies drove the Germans from southern …
Mexico's military leaders during World War II (ddr-njpa-1-45)
img Mexico's military leaders during World War II (ddr-njpa-1-45)
Caption on the reverse: "Mexico Unanimously Votes War Against Germany, Italy, Japan: Another whole-hearted supporter of President Camacho is his predecessor, former President Lazaro Cardenas, to whom is attributed much of Mexico's modern progress. General Cardenas, center, now commander-in-chief of Pacific Coast defenses in cooperation with the U.S., is walking with his chief aides, Commodore R. …
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 5 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-32)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 5 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-32)
Selected article titles: "120 Japanese Americans Killed in Italy" (p. 1), "Jewish Group Urges Justice for Evacuees" (p. 1), "Portland Vandals Desecrate Japanese Cemetery; Officer Blames Adults for Crime" (p. 1), "New Security Force Elected at Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Strike Threat by AFL Group Halts Employment of Evacuees" (p. 2), "Hunger Strike Ended by Tule …
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