American Samurais - WWII in Europe
Nisei New book - American Samurais WWII in Europe by Pierre Moulin - 100th/442nd RCT

 

American Samurais

 WWII in Europe

100th/442nd R. C. T.

The Most Decorated Unit in the US History

by Pierre Moulin.


From Pearl Harbor to the Congressional Gold Medal. All the battles in detail through their heroes in a new non-fiction pictorial book.

 From the Internment Camps to Camps MacCoy and Shelby, Italy, France , Bruyeres-Vosges & the rescue of the Lost Battalion, Champagne Campaign, Back to Italy, 522nd Field Artillery first in Dachau Germany, the Niseis honored, the Congressional Gold Medal and more.

Available in October 2011 at $42.50

216 pages – 312 pictures - Soft Cover

Socrates Institute Press ISBN:  978-0-9838993-1-0

This video below is in Japanese but at 42 minutes started incredible 1944 footage on Bruyeres and the Lost battalion rescue.

Table of Contents 100th/442nd RCT


 

Table of Content…………………..                   7

Introduction………………………..                   9

Pearl Harbor – Hawaii……………..              13

Martial Law in Hawaii…………….                 14   

Mainland – February 1942………..             16 

10 camps for the A.J.A. …………..               17 

A.J.A. in Hawaii ………………….                     18 

The 100th bn at Camp Mc Coy……              20  

442nd Regiment – 1943 …………..                 21     

Camp Shelby Mississippi…………                  23 

Young Oak Kim………………….                        24

Mich Miyamoto………………….                       25

Salerno – Italy.....…………………                    36  

Volturno River……………………                      37  

Battle for the hills………………..                     40  

Rapido River………………………                      43    

Monte Cassino…………………….                     45  

Map  From Salerno to Cassino……             47

Anzio………………………………                          48  

The road to Rome…………………                    50   

The 442nd Regiment…………… …                  54   

The 100th/442nd R.C.T. ……………               56  

Belvedere………………………….                        57   

Hill 140……………………………                          59   

Castellina………………………….                          63  

Luciana…………………………….                          69  

Operation Dragon…………………..                  72

R & R in Vada…………………….                         76 

Arno River…………………………                        77 

Map From Sureveto to Pisa………..               80

Rome-Arno Campaign…………….                   81

From Italy to France………………                   83 

Bruyeres-in-Vosges……………….                    84

Attack on Bruyeres…………………                   85 

Map Battle of Bruyeres ……………                  94

Biffontaine…………………………                         96

To the Lost Battalion……………                    100

 Belmont-Biffontaine road………….             101

The Road to Hell…………………..                   103 

Texans saved once………………...                 107  

Croisette Pass………………………                    108   

Fouchon d’Erival (Hill 617)……….              112  

Map The Rescue of the Lost Bn …..             114  

Banzai Hills………………………. .                      115     

The Rescue…………………………                      117  

Map Biffontaine-Vanemont………..             121

After the Rescue……………………                   122

Bruyeres Liberated…………………..              127

Champaign Campaign……………….               136

Map Maritimes Alps…………………                137

Sospel………………………………..                       138

The AT captures a German U-Boat….        139

L’Escarene……………………………                    141

Back to Italy………………………….                  146

The Gothic Line………………………                 147

Kesselring Bn “Kaput”………………..             153

Massa-Carrara…………………………                 155 

Aulla…………………………………..                      158

522nd F.A. in Germany………………..            162 

Nisei first in Dachau………………….                163 

Peace at Last………………………….                   167  

The Last P.U.C. ………………………                   168

100th /442nd Decorations…………….         169

1399th Chowhounds…………………..              176

The 100th/442nd Today……………….          177

Famous US Samurais………………..                 181

Legacy – Hawaii 50th State…………..             194

Hawaiian Senators……………………                  195

Bruyeres – Honolulu sisters …………             196

Redress for A.J.A……………………                    197

Peace & Freedom……………………                    198

Monuments…………………………..                    200

The Congressional Gold Medal………           207

About the Author……………….                        213