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HAWAII'S OWN 442nd 100th Battalion Go For Broke SCARCE

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Scroll down for imagesHAWAII'S OWNPicture Story of 442nd Regiment,
100th Battalion & InterpretersLawrence Sakamoto
Articles by Lawrence Nakatsuke
Drawings by Soji MorisawaSCARCE
Hawaii's ''Go For Broke'' Unit of Americans of Japanese Ancestry
Highly Decorated Unit of WWII
Territory of Hawaii Publication
1946
Oversize softcover - 103 pages - 9 x 12
Profusely illustrated with b/w photos---many of which identifies the individuals. Chapter illustrations Clean with rubbed corner of front endpaper, emild internal age discoloration, more noticeable on covers,
edge and corner wear, peel top and bottom spine, spine straight and tight.
''The 442d Combat Team was organized Feb 1943 at Camp Shelby, MS under the command
of Col. Charles Pence. It comprised the 442d Inf Rgt, 522d Field Arty Bn, and 232d Combat Eng Co-
-all Japanese-American (Nisei) units. Beginning Jan 1944, individual members served as
replacements for the Nisei 100th Battalion, activated earlier in Jun 1942 and
already combat-experienced with the 34th Div in Italy. After the 442d as a whole
reached Italy in May 1944, it absorbed the 100th Battalion.'' --army.mil website
Road to Rome - Cassino - Anzio - Battle of Belvedere - Hill 140 - On to Leghorn and the Arno River
French Campaign - Banzai Hill - Lost Battalion - Return to Italy - Interpreters
Posthumous Awards - Activation and Training - Soldiers' Picture Album - Returning Vets
Honor Roll


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