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Scope and Contents A collection of 32 B/W snapshots and 2 photo-postcards, some featuring a possible family member and other soldiers serving in the US military during WWII. Also included are B/W snapshots of military equipment, destroyed structures, cityscapes, landscapes, plus a handful of unrelated snapshots.
Dates: approximately 1940s
Scope and Contents The military records, service medals and insignia, photo albums, scrapbook and personal ephemera of George Akira Doi, who served during WWII in the 100th Infantry Division, an otherwise all-white unit. He saw combat in Europe and was decorated as “unquestionably the company’s best soldier.” George Akira Doi was the maternal grandfather of Kristi Yamaguchi (Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater).
Dates: 1941 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1946