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SC192071-6 Americans of Japanese ancestry of the 100th Infantry Battalion, rest on a street in Leghorn, Italy, after a gruelling Fifth Army advance, which terminated with the fall of this important seaport. (19 July 1944) SC 192071-6.
SC191701 A group of soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442d Regimental Combat Team ride in a captured German vehicle. (12 July 1944) SC 191701.
SC324155 Lt. General Mark Clark of the 5th Army pins ribbon awards to each member of the 100th Infantry Battalion to designate the Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation. Vada Area, Italy. (27 July 1944) SC324155.
SC337154 Americans of Japanese descent, Infantrymen of the 442d Regiment, run for cover as a German artillery shell is about to land outside the building. Italy. (04 April 1945) SC337154.
SC340906 Members in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442d RCT in bivouac prior to moving to the front in France. (07 October 1944) SC340906.
SC212248 Staff Sergeant James S. Kawashime of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team stands guard at a bivouac in France. (12 October 1944) SC212248.
SC253983 2d Bn, 442d Regimental Combat Team infantrymen hike up a muddy road in the Chambois Sector, France. (14 October 1944) SC253983.
SC195140-S Artillerymen of the 442d RCT fire in support of an infantry attack near Bruyeres, France. (18 October 1944) SC195140-S.
SC196716 Two color guards and color bearers of the Japanese-American 442d Combat Team, stand at attention, while their citations are read. They are standing on ground in the Bruyeres area, France, where many of their comrades fell. (12 November 1944) SC196716.
SC341438 Soldiers of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 442d Regimental Combat Team, in the front lines near St. Die Area, France. (13 November 1944) SC341438.
SC340950 A squad leader in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 442d Regimental Combat Team looks for German movement in the valley 200 yards away. (13 November 1944) SC340950.
SC235-6 Members of the 442d RCT at a memorial ceremony in France honoring fallen comrades. (1944) SC235-6
SC213052 Lt. General Lucian Truscott salutes after fastening the Presidential Unit Citation streamer to the flag of Co. L, 3d Battalion, 442d RCT. (04 September 1945) SC213052.
President Truman decorates the 442d Colors President Truman decorates the colors of the 442d Infantry, presenting the unit with another Presidential Unit Citation. (15 July 1946).
President Truman decorates the 442d Colors President Truman salutes the colors of the combined 442d Infantry. The Regimental Combat Team (less the 522d Field Artillery Battalion) received the Presidential Unit Citation for combat actions in Northern Italy. (15 July 1946).
442d Colors back home in Hawaii The 442nd Regimental Colors are displayed here by First Sergeant Thomas S. Harimoto back home in Hawaii. The colors carry the Presidential Unit Citation ribbon recently awarded by President Truman.