Hiroshi Mizuki photographs

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Hiroshi Mizuki photographs


Mizuki, Hiroshi: collector


Extensive photo journal of 442nd Regimental Combat Team in European Theater. See Hiroshi Mizuki oral history interview, August 1, 2005 for related content.




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Go For Broke National Education Center



Items in the Hiroshi Mizuki photographs Collection

Memorial stone in Pietrasanta, Italy honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, men in military uniform
Memorial stone at Pietrosanto, Italy in 2003 honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Men dressed as Go For Broke GIs.

Hiro Takusagawa and Hiroshi Mizuki at Gila River Reunion
Hiro Takusagawa and Hiroshi Mizuki at Gila River Reunion in June 2003.

442nd Regimental Combat Team veterans at Japanese American World War II Monument, Los Angeles
Members of the 442nd Regimental Combat team in front of the Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) Monument. The monument was erected by Japanese American Veterans, who began the veteran's association, which is now GFBNEC.

Men in the…

George Takei at Go For Broke National Education Center Monument Anniversary
George Takei speaking at podium in front of Go For Broke National Education Center monument.

Como, Italy resort waterfront
Waterfront image with small row boats docked.

Small ships docking along Lake Como, Italy
Small ships docking along the Lake Como, Italy.

-- indistinguishable image- purge
Bellagio in the background. City at base of giant valley.

"Departing Bellagio for Como"
Image captured from ship.

Ed Garner and Marilyn Hare in Vada, Italy
Two United States entertainment icons posing for photographs as part of the United Service Organization.

Text with photograph identifies Ed Gardener as "Duffy of Duffy's Tavern."

Eugenia Lincoln "Jinx" Falkenberg with soldiers
Falkenberg in Vada, Italy (near Livorno), visiting soldiers as part of the United Service Organization.

Eugenia Lincoln "Jinx" Falkenberg posing  in front of crowd
Falkenberg in Lecco, Italy as part of the United Services Organization; large crowd of soldiers and children stand behind her.

Marilyn Hare saying hello to soldiers
Marilyn Hare in Lecco, Italy (United Service Organization). Saying hello to the GIs.

Portrait of Kaz Takusagawa in uniform on bridge
Casual portrait of Kaz Takusagawa, seemingly on a bridge in an Italian town.

Monument in Milano Square
Monument in Milano Square. Image presumably captured by Mizuki during furlough travel.

"Vatican Square." Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City
Photograph likely taken while on military service furlough. Photograph likely taken from the front of Saint Peter's Cathedral. Photograph shows square's fountain and passersby.

Small stadium in Como, Italy "Urban area in Como, Italy"
Photograph appears to be a small stadium outlined by trees in Como, Italy.

"Como Lakefront"
Como Lakefront with city built around.

"Swiss Girls." Two young girls standing in front of a brick wall
Girls identified as "Swiss misses." Two Caucasian girls with head scarfs and winter jackets leaning against a brick wall.

Marilyn Hare sings on stage
Marilyn Hare, arms stretched to her sides, singing with standing microphone. Presumably Hare is traveling with the United Service Organization

Marilyn Hare among crowd in Lecco, Italy
Marilyn Hare turns her head for a photograph among a crowd.
Hare was presumably in Italy with the United Service Organization.

"US Army Rest Center AAF [Army Air Force]" building facade
Army Air Force Rest Center building. Location of the building is unknown.

"Red Cross Officers Club in Milano"
Multi-story building at the end of a street; a fountain is visible at the left of the building.

"Passing through badlands of Nevada" desert landscape
Desert landscape with tire tracks visible in the valley.

"Train stopped in prairie before the Rockies for rest"
Processed, train stopped in the Prairies before the Rockies for rest.

"Another view of New York City"
View of New York City in the distance. Taken from a ship.

"New York City skyline in distance"
New York City skyline in distance; photograph taken from a ship.

"Closer to the Statue of Liberty approaching New York City"
Closer to the Statue of Liberty approaching New York City. Other ships in harbor; image taken from a ship.

"New York Harbor and Statue of Liberty in distance"
Sailing towards New York Harbor and Statue of Liberty; seen in the distance.

"Welcome home. Well done" on side of side of island in New York City
Sign of welcome to soldiers arrival to New York. "Welcome home. Well done." written on sign in distance.

"Portuguese liner in harbor"
Ship shown in the distance.

"US troop ship in harbor from Livorno for repair"
Text for photograph states, "US troop ship limps into harbor from Livorno for repair."

"Merchants from harbor come to sell goods and fresh fruits to sailors on board"
Italian merchants in rowboats with goods and food items. Image is captured from above, presumably from the side of a ship.

"Aircraft carrier parked in harbor"
Aircraft carrier parked in harbor. Image is captured from a a ship in the water.

"GIs [Government Issues] looking at the city from ship"
View of a city from the water-- city is unknown.

Ship harbor, view from the water, Azores
Ship harbor, presumably in Azores, Portugal.

City by Azores Harbor
View of city by Azores Harbor.

City by Azores Harbor
City by the Azores Harbor.

Azores Harbor
Written of the photograph: "Our ship limps into Azores Harbor with broken engine."

Soldiers on ship approaching the Rock of Gibraltar
Gibraltar rock in view from ship.

"The Rock" view from a ship, Rock of Gibraltar
Rock of Gibraltar in view behind Japanese American soldiers.

"Closer look at Rock of Gibraltar"
Rock of Gibraltar from ship.

"Rock of Gibraltar"
The "Rock of Gibralter" in the distance.

Rock of Gibraltar in distance with soldier on deck of ship
"The Rock" at a distance. Taken from aboard ship.

Remnants of a torpedoed ship in distance
Remnants of torpedoed ship in harbor taken from another ship.

Spanish coast of Gibraltar
Spanish coast of Gibraltar. A soldier leaning on ledge of ship.

"Stop at Gibraltar Harbor"
"Stop at Gibraltar Harbor on African side. Engine trouble" is written in reference to the image.

"Departing from small island"
Departing from same small island in Mediterranean.

"Passing small isle on the Mediterranean"
Passing small isle on the Mediterranean.

"Arriverderci Livorno" tides from back of a ship
Arriverderci Livorno. Wake of our ship.

"Tug boats escort out of harbor"
Tug boats escort out of harbor. Some GIs watching at side of ship.

"Wreckage along the way out of the harbor"
Wreckage along the way out of the harbor. Seen from aboard ship.

"Sailing out of harbor finally"
GIs aboard ship sailing out of harbor

"Band send-off"
Band playing below for ship send-off. GIs aboard ship looking down at band.

GIs boarding ship for departure
GIs boarding ship for departure.

"Waiting in truck ready to depart for ship"
Soldiers with bags in back of truck. Ready to depart for ship.

"Boarding truck to the ship"
Boarding truck to the ship. Soldiers sitting in the back of a truck.

"Name on list being called"
Name on list being called. Soldiers sitting on building steps reading their papers.

"Guys excited after learning of going home"
"Guys learn of going home. They are excited (Frank Ichimoto)." Smiling solider.

"Pooch in Livorno"
Small dog standing on hind legs.

"Bar off limits to Allied forces in Oran"
"Bar off limits to Allied forces in Oran." Sign posted on bar door, barring allied forces from entry.

"Two girls walking down the street of Oran"
Two girls walking down the street of Oran.

Village on the Mediterranean
A village on the Mediterranean. Rocks and pathway leading to body of water.

"Kaz Takusagawa on rock waterfront in Oran, the Mediterranean"
"Kaz Takusagawa on rock waterfront in Oran, the Mediterranean."

"Kaz Takusagawa in Oran"
Kaz Takusagawa standing in front of brick wall with bandana around his neck and in uniform.

Kaz Takusagawa
Kaz Takusagawa in uniform, in front of tall hedge.

"Repple Depple harbor in Livorno, Italy"
"Repple Depple harbor. (Our ship for home). Army trucks. Troops there gathered around cargo boxes."

"Tsuboi and Frank Ichimoto getting Repple Depple notice"
Tsuboi and Frank Ichimoto getting Repple Depple (replacement depot) notice.

"Bella Signorina leaning against pillar"
Bella Signorina leaning against a pillar wearing a dress and belt.

"Lloyd Hoshide & Lloyd sitting on park bench"
Lloyd Hoshide and Lloyd in Vada area, sitting on a plantar ledge in front of frond bushes.

"Norris, Ken & John at Milano ARC [American Red Cross] Club"
Norris, Ken, and John at Milano American Red Cross Club.

Norris E. Sword
Norris E. Sword, Army Air Force. Standing in front of tall hedge.

"Hiroshi Mizuki and John at Milano [American Red Cross] Club"
Hiro [Hiroshi Mizuki] and John at Milano [American Red Cross] Club. In front of barren trees, presumably winter.

"Norris, Hiroshi Mizuki and John at Milano [American Red Cross] Club"
Norris, Hiro [Hiroshi Mizuki] and John at Milano American Red ross Club. Hiroshi Mizuki in the middle. In front of barren trees, presumably winter.

"Back to Milano, Italy", "American Red Cross Transient Club"
"Back to Milano, Italy". "US ARC [American Red Cross] Transient Club." Frontal view of ARC entrance archway and building. "American Red Cross Transient Club" sign as part of the archway.

"Passing through train station"
View of train station platform "C" and overhead train cables.

"Another train depot stop"
"Another train depot stop. Not in mountains."

"One of many train tunnels"
"Going thru many train tunnels on the way back." View of snow covered mountains.

"Mountain pass through Switzerland"
Mountain pass through Switzerland. Train cables visible, image captured from train.

"Going thru more mountain scenes"
"Going thru more mountain scenes." Snow-covered mountains.

"Depot stop in the mountain"
Depot stop in the mountain. Snow-covered mountains.

"More mountain passes"
"More mountain passes." Snow-covered mountains.

"View of snowy mountain range from train"
"On our way back to Lucerne thru mountains."

"Tram in downtown Zurich"
Tram in downtown Zurich. Swiss pedestrians also waiting for tram. Some walking down street. Large building in background.

"Downtown Zurich"
Downtown Zurich next to the waterfront. View of several large buildings and townspeople.

"Lake Zurich waterfront"
Lake Zurich waterfront.

"Dog waiting in snow by sled"
"Strolling in downtown Zurich. Dog waiting in snow by sled."

"Tot skiing downtown in Zurich"
Young boy skiing in downtown Zurich. Shops and pedestrians visible in background.

Hotel in Zurich
"Coincidence- our stay at hotel in Zurich named same as in Engelberg- Schweizerhof. " Hotel entrance as well as neighboring storefronts.

"City building in Zurich"
City building in Zurich. Pedestrians walking on sidewalk. One man biking in street.

"On our way to Zurich"
"On our way to Zurich thru mountains on train." View of snow-covered mountain.

"Practicing with skis before our run"
"Practicing with our skis before our run." View of snow-covered mountains.

"Ski run 5 mile course"
"Ski run five (5) mile course (Days run for us)." View of snow-covered mountains.

"Area for ski run on mountain"
Area for ski run on the mountain. Snow-covered mountains.

Hiroshi Mizuki by skating rink
Hiro [Hiroshi Mizuki] by skating rink in Engelberg. Snow-covered ground.

Ken Nobe in front of Schweizerhof hotel
Ken Nobe in front of [Schweizerhof] hotel. Signs on building "tea room" and "restauration". Snow-covered ground.

Bob Suckerstorff with skis
Bob Suckerstorff with skis. In front of Schweizerhoff hotel.

Norris and Bob Suckerstorff in front of Schweizerhof hotel
Norris and Bob [Suckerstorff] in front of Schweizerhof hotel. "Bob Suckerstorff ready for skiing."

"[Red Cross] RC ladies also on tour"
"RC ladies also on tour. Standing in front of Garten Restaurant in the snow." "Garten-Restaurant" written on building. "RC"most likely referring to American Red Cross.

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