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Robert Masao Baba Collection
Robert Masao Baba Collection
Baba, Robert Masao: collector
Robert Masao Baba arrived in Italy around the time of Germany's surrender. Baba was a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Images capture casual activity, travel and sailing on the USS Wilson Victory.
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After the Soldiers' Day Parade. Colonels Francis Hudson Oxx and Miller". Other U.S. soldiers standing on stage behind them.
"Sgt. [Seargent] Robert Masao Baba standing outside of the St. Maria Del Soccorso church". Sign on church reads "Catholic Mass 10:30".
Sgt. [Seargent] Robert Masao Baba took this photo of Larry Ogino standing outside the St. [Saint] Maria Del Soccorso church. Schedule of different worships on the wall behind Larry Ogino.
Dog in the back of an army truck.
Sgt. [Seargent] Robert Masao Baba took this photo of Setsuo Katsuda. He is standing in front a barbed wired makeshift fence protecting the building behind him.
Captain Ralph S. Adelman climbing the stairs to an unknown building.
Sgt. Robert Masao Baba took this photo of Robert Uyesaka leaning against a truck.
Sgt. Robert Masao Baba at grave of Victor Hada. The graveyard contains rows of white crosses for each fallen soldier.
Sgt.[Seargent] Robert Masao Baba holding puppy mascot "Buddhahead."
Robert Masao Baba took this photo of George Hamai and Ray Sugai having a cheerful conversation around trucks.
Lieutenant General John C. H. Lee riding in a car with an unknown officer. He is heading to relieve the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
Sgt. [Seargent] Robert Masao Baba with other 442nd Regimental Combat Team members at Mt. [Mount] Vernon, Virginia
Sgt. [Seargent] Robert Masao Baba standing in front of a building at Mt. [Mount] Vernon, Virginia. Other 442nd Regimental Combat Team members sitting in wooden chairs against the building in the background.
Sgt. [Seargent] Robert Masao Baba, in uniform, kneeling and in conversation with the photographer.
Robert Masao Baba on the right. Larry Ogino on the left holding a pipe. Both members of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
Sgt. [Seargent] Robert Masao Baba in Livorno (Leghorn), Italy. He is posing, right leg perched on the military truck, with cap in hand.
Port of Occupation. Image captured in Lucerne, Switzerland of Robert Masao Baba. He is sitting on a fence next to the port.
Robert Masao Baba (on the left) with five Japanese American soldiers at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. The image has a decorative border with date.
Robert Masao Baba (left) and Ray Sugai (right) standing behind a military medical truck.
Robert Masao Baba (sunglasses) in truck. Name of soldier on the left unknown. In Livorno (Leghorn), Italy.
At 61st Btn [Batalion] hospital. Tom Kawabara and James Kawamoto, playing with a dog on the side of the road. On the reverse of image: "Leghorn, Italy. June '46. At 61st Btn. Hospital. Tom Kawabara and James Kawamoto."
Port of Leghorn, Italy, embarkation. Second Lt. [Lieutenant] Mary Klein. Image captured from U.S.S. Wilson.
Day of embarkation. Col. [Colonel] Francis Hudson Oxx. Before embarking on S.S. Wilson.
Miller talking with another officer at the port of embarkation to Leghorn, Italy. Japanese American soldiers in background getting belongings ready to board ship.
Robert Masao Baba is on the right, holding a magazine. Larry Shimada is on the left. On the S.S. Wilson Victory. Likely captured in mid-Atlantic Ocean. Later part of June 1946.
John Takayanagi and H. Yamamoto among the nine men standing along the side of the S.S. Wilson. Port of embarkation. Sailing to Leghorn, Italy.
Technical Seargent Henry Kuniyuki on a train from Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Image captured by Robert Masao Baba.
"Johnny Pineapple's Girls giving us the hula at the Outdoor Theatre. Entertainment for returned 442nd [Regimental Combat Team] before going to D.C. to be honored by President Truman."
Former Assistant Secretary of War, John J. McCloy standing on stage at the podium. Greeting and honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
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