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Japanese American Veterans Collection


Digital Resources

Signal Corps Photographs: Enlistment and Training


Soldier preparing to cross a stream


Enlistment

Selective service man holding a rifle
Description: A Japanese American Selective Service man learns to “hold and squeeze” a rifle at the Reception Center in Hawaii
Date: Unknown
Location: Hawaii
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club Signal Corps Photographs
ID Number: SC126861


Selective service man reviews rifle score
Description: A Japanese American Selective Service man at the Reception Center in Hawaii looks over his daily rifle score record
Date: Unknown
Location: Hawaii
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club
ID Number: SC126863

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Training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Four soldiers training
Description: Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion training at Camp Shelby
Date: 1943
Location: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club
ID Number: SC180023


Two soldiers fixing a Jeep
Description: Two soldiers in the 100th Infantry Battalion repair engine of a 5x6 Army truck while training at Camp Shelby
Date: 1943
Location: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club
ID Number: SC180025


Soldier fixing a uniform
Description: This member of the 100th Infantry Battalion, an orderly for the general, prepares a uniform while training at Camp Shelby
Date: 1943
Location: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club
ID Number: SC180032


442nd Regimental Band in review
Description: The 442nd regimental band marches during the first formal review of the 442nd RCT at Camp Shelby
Date: 1943
Location: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club
ID Number: SC185156


Soldiers preparing to cross a stream
Description: Members of the 442nd RCT prepare to cross a stream on a raft swung on cables and pulled by men in the water while training at Camp Shelby
Date: 1943
Location: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club
ID Number: SC185159


Field exercises at Camp Shelby
Description: A 442nd RCT soldier takes cover during field exercises at Camp Shelby
Date: 06 August 1943
Location: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Collection: Hawaii War Records Depository
ID Number: 1514


Soldier preparing to cross a stream
Description: Members of the anti-tank company of the 442nd RCT ease a gun of the bank of a stream to ferry it across on steel cables while training at Camp Shelby
Date: 06 September 1943
Location: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
Collection: 442nd Veterans Club
ID Number: SC340953


Members of the 171st at Walter Reed Hospital
Description: Members of the 171st from Camp Shelby entertain soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital
Date: Unknown
Location: Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, DC
Collection: Hawaii War Records Depository
ID Number: 1512


Members of the 171st at Walter Reed Hospital
Description: Members of the 171st from Camp Shelby entertain soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital
Date: Unknown
Location: Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, DC
Collection: Hawaii War Records Depository
ID Number: 1513


Signal Corps Photos

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