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Stars and stripes, vol. 1, no. 243 (May 3, 1945) (ddr-csujad-55-2503)
doc Stars and stripes, vol. 1, no. 243 (May 3, 1945) (ddr-csujad-55-2503)
Newspaper reporting on the surrender of German forces in Austria and Italy. Front page article is titled "Nazi armies in Italy surrender." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2609
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.
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 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 "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.
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
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
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

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.
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
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."
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]."
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."
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."
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
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."
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.
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.
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