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Soldiers marching, routine drill, Camp Shelby
Soldiers marching, routine drill, Camp Shelby

Original caption: "Members of an infantry unit of the 442nd combat team, are here shown in routine drill, which is part of their basic training.
The 442nd combat team at Camp Shelby is composed entirely of Americans of Japanese descent who volunteered for service in the armed forces. This unit of approximately 8000 men is undergoing intensive training in all branches of combat duty, and they are looking forward with eagerness to actual services at the front."
Charles E. Mace
Courtesy of National Archives

July 1943