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ACTION FIGURES AT WAR

Henry Hisaichi Kano, US Army 1939-1946, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, Company B, Heavy Weapons squad. Born August 6th, 1914 - died September 22nd, 2007.

I also had an uncle, Toku Kano who also served in the 442nd RCT. He was in a mortar squad.

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On his way home on board the troopship

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Coming home on the troopship. Notice the 442nd patch, rarely seen outside of dress uniforms. Dad is sitting on a bundle of tree clippings, he was really into gardening and plants

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Circa 1940, Camp Roberts. In the background is a 1/2 ton Dodge Command Car

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Moving up to the front someplace in Italy

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Guarding POW's. Note .30 caliber machine gun with buttstock and bipod. Many of these were used by the 442nd.

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Camp Roberts, Dad was Company Clerk responsible for handing out the company payroll.

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Photo from Camp Roberts. Rifles stacked in front are Remington P-17 Enfields. Made under license for the American forces in WWI it is an exact copy of the British P-14 Enfield in .30-06 caliber.