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History of Capistrano Island
Sector 1 - Command HQ
Sector 2 - Cove and Boat Facilities
Sector 3 - Airbase
Sector 4 - The Barracks
Sector 5 - Fire Services
Sector 6 - Bomb Disposal/Hazmat
Sector 7 - Training Facilities
Sector 8 - Tac Med Unit
Sector 9 - Armory and Quartermaster
Sector 11 - TOP SECRET REVEALED!
Sector 11 - What is Anomaly 26F?
Sector 11 - The Mission, OPERATION DARK PORTAL
Sector 11 - OPERATION DARK PORTAL PHOTOS CONTINUED
Sector 11 - OPERATION DARK PORTAL PHOTOS CONTINUED
Sector 11 - The End of OPERATION DARK PORTAL
Mainland Support Operations - Undercover
The Girls of Capistrano Island
Story of the Dragon Pup Aircraft
Photo Album - Dad's WWII Pics
World Trade Center/Pentagon Tribute
Flash Force in Afganistan: Operation Enduring Freedom
Vintage Iron Knight tank and Kitbash
Building a 1/6 Vickers Mk VI tank
Building a Type 97 Te-Ke Tankette
Building a 1/6 scale Bomb Disposal Robot
Marder III - Sunny Smile Tank Conversion
Research and GI Joe Links
My USDOC Uniform Page
Photo Album - Dad's WWII Pics

Henry Hisichi Kano, US Army 1939-1946, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Battalion, Company B, Heavy Weapons squad.

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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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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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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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.

To find out more about the 100th/442nd, click on this link.

http://www.katonk.com/index.html