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Photo of Yuki smiling in front of a Roman building

Photo of Yuki Akaki and Hideo Fujiki (another soldier) in uniform in Italy (from a scrapbook)
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Japanese American soldier with two Italian boys, in the background are oil drums, trees and an illegible sign.
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Soldier sitting on corner curb, sign behind and across the street is "mecanique" , mechanic.

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

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

Italian merchants in rowboats with goods and food items. Image is captured from above, presumably from the side of a ship.

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

Football game half time, band marching on the field.

Sarb Tanaka in kneeling in front of grape vines.

Saburo (Sarb) Tanaka and Hiro [Hiroshi] Mizuki. Army trucks in background behind grape vines.

"Kariya sitting on concrete roller." Unknown building in background. Go For Broke patch visible on shoulder.

"Jun Honda and the photo lab group".

Stockade compound.

Aerial view of prisoner of war camp.

Rows of tents in POW (Prisoner of War) compound. Building next to compound,

"Bambino holding her doll". Standing next to fence. Possibly outside prisoner of war compound.

"Sign on gate entrance of compound. Written in German". Warning to visitors.

"Ordinance POW [Prisoner of War] camp Numbe. 2. Entrance to POW compound. Guard shack at left of entrance". Sign at entrance reads "Ordnance POW camp no. 2".

"Hiro [Hiroshi] Mizuki on low [k]noll"

"'Snuffy' Tsukayama holding a puppy. Outside of his tent."

"Frank Ichimoto also at electric tower. Kneeling with rifle." Mountains in background.

Soldiers with arms around shoulders.

Soldiers eating, mountainous terrain in background.

Tents with mountainous terrain in background.

"Jun Morita, James Kobayashi, Shig Kihara, and Sumi Sumihiro departing for MIS".

"Hisashi Kariya at guard shack".

Ben Aoyagi at guard shack with rifle.

"Harry Oyama at guard tower". Barbed wire fence behind him.

Hiro [Hiroshi] Mizuki.

"Harry Oyama and Ken Nobe".

"Ken Nobe".

"Sam Kinoshita. S. Sgt. 1st Plt. Squad Leader". Head shot.

"Nagata. Tech Sgt. in 442nd RCT". Head shot.

"Frank "Brow" Fukuzawa. Tech Sgt. in 442nd RCT". Head shot.

"Man getting set-up for target practice". Soldiers in field.

"Rifle range". A soldier aiming at the targets, ready to shoot. Three other soldiers watching.

"Frank Ichimoto and Ben Aoyagi at rifle range".

"Higashi G. Kariya on guard duty" Next to railroad tracks.

"Unknown soldier on guard duty". Standing next to railroad tracks and remnants of damaged building in background.

"Richard Miyashiro next to 442nd 2nd Battalion and 100 Battalion signs".

"Frank Fukuzawa. Tech Sgt. 2nd F Co.".

"Enoch Kanaya. F Co. Sgt. 2nd Plt. [Platoon] F Co. Holding 442nd Co. F flag". Buildings in background.

"Hiro [Hiroshi] Mizuki (My Photo Pictorial after WWII in Italy-1945+)". Standing in uniform with part of tent in background.

The 442nd, formed of Americans of Japanese ancestry (Nisei) being welcomed back to Italy from France by General Clark, just before their west coast attack was launched. General Clark on right with back turned to camera.
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