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Man sitting on ledge of pool (ddr-densho-368-65)
img Man sitting on ledge of pool (ddr-densho-368-65)
Soldier of 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy, possibly at a family estate where they were encamped
Man standing on ledge of pool (ddr-densho-368-66)
img Man standing on ledge of pool (ddr-densho-368-66)
Soldier of 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy, possibly at a family estate where they were encamped
Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-130)
doc Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-130)
Depressed that he has to stay in Italy while most of his company gets to go home
img "Church of Santa Maria" (ddr-densho-201-295)
Santa Maria della Salute on The Grand Canal in Italy. Caption on front: "Church of Santa Maria."
img "US Army Rest Center in Rome Italy" (ddr-densho-201-278)
Caption on front: "US Army Rest Center in Rome Italy." The Mussolini Forum Rest Center in Rome.
Soldiers going home (ddr-densho-201-653)
img Soldiers going home (ddr-densho-201-653)
Caption in album: "442nd going home on Wilson Victory Ship June, 1946 / 442nd Regt. boys leaving Italy."
img "442nd Bows Out in 'Blaze of Glory' 1946, Livorno, Italy." (ddr-densho-201-396)
Soldiers marching in formation. Caption on front: "442nd Bows Out in 'Blaze of Glory' 1946, Livorno, Italy."
Soldiers next to a statue (ddr-densho-201-167)
img Soldiers next to a statue (ddr-densho-201-167)
U.S. soldiers standing next to a statue in "Leghorn City Square (Hitch Hike Square)" in Livorno, Italy.
Soldiers in front of large building (ddr-densho-368-64)
img Soldiers in front of large building (ddr-densho-368-64)
Soldiers of 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy, possibly in front of family estate where they were encamped

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.
Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-127)
doc Letter from Alvin Uchiyama to Kathleen Koga Uchiyama (ddr-densho-406-127)
Rumors that some in his outfit are going back to the states, while other will be reassigned in Italy
Three men waving out a windowTop-Kick Col. Miller
img Three men waving out a windowTop-Kick Col. Miller" (ddr-densho-201-366)
Colonel, girl, and women. Caption on front: "44nd RCT Going Home, July 1946 Livorno, Italy.'Top-Kick Col. Miller."
img "44nd RCT Going Home, July 1946 Livorno, Italy. Gang plank going up." (ddr-densho-201-362)
Crowded ship in dock. Caption on front: "44nd RCT Going Home, July 1946 Livorno, Italy. Gang plank going up."
img "Bridge of Sigh [sic]" (ddr-densho-201-293)
The Bridge of Sighs spanning the Rio di Palazzo in Venice, Italy. Caption on front: "Bridge of Sigh [sic]."
George Yoshioka (ddr-densho-357-741)
img George Yoshioka (ddr-densho-357-741)
This portrait in military uniform is addressed from George, "To Ma and Pa." Handwritten caption: "In Italy, George Yoshioka."
Fred Shiosaki Interview Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-190-35)
vh Fred Shiosaki Interview Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-190-35)
Secretly being transferred back to Italy

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Three men waving out a window (ddr-densho-201-365)
img Three men waving out a window (ddr-densho-201-365)
Three men waving out a window. Caption on front: "44nd RCT Going Home, July 1946 Livorno, Italy. Kariya, Sakuma, Fujinami."
img "US Army Rest Center in Rome Italy" (ddr-densho-201-277)
Caption on front: "US Army Rest Center in Rome Italy." A statue at the Mussolini Forum Rest Center in Rome.
img "John Nakano Seattle, Walt Ogura 'Pen Beach' Italy, Geo. Tanagi Seattle" (ddr-densho-201-398)
Japanese American soldiers on a beach. Caption on front: "John Nakano Seattle, Walt Ogura 'Pen Beach' Italy, Geo. Tanagi Seattle."
Photograph of Michi Weglyn in Florence, Italy (ddr-csujad-24-162)
img Photograph of Michi Weglyn in Florence, Italy (ddr-csujad-24-162)
A photograph of Michi Weglyn in Florence, Italy. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_10_030
Nisei soldier's Purple Heart (ddr-densho-105-20)
img Nisei soldier's Purple Heart (ddr-densho-105-20)
Purple Heart awarded Minoru Tsubota, Warrant Officer (Junior Grade), 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Combat wounded in Cerebia, Italy, Aug. 24, 1944.
Nisei soldiers on patrol (ddr-densho-114-179)
img Nisei soldiers on patrol (ddr-densho-114-179)
Original caption: [illegible] troops of Japanese ancestry, ride jeep patrol through the streets of Leghorn, Italy. Fifth Army, July 19, 1944.
Carrara aerial cityscape (ddr-densho-201-114)
img Carrara aerial cityscape (ddr-densho-201-114)
Aerial view of the city of Carrara, Italy. A man and two chlidren sit on a ledge looking over the city.
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