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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 2, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 6 the stars and stripes Friday August 2 Only lift bit ill own Patch go for broke unit Back in business in Hawaii Sci Ofield Barracks Hawaii a Geek urn the sweating men of company chanted As they jogged their second Lap around he Drill Field. It s pidgin English meaning let pm have it and it expresses the spirit of the 100thbattalion, 442nd infantry now training for War again after Al most a Quarter of a Century. The 100th is almost sacred to Hawaii. During world War ii its members almost entirely japanese americans won Fame and first class citizenship income of the fiercest fighting in Italy and France. Same spirit and now their children along with three of the original men Bers show the same spirit inthe reactivated 100th. The outfit is undergoing train ing at Schofield Barracks near Honolulu. Called to Active duty along with the 29th infantry Bri Gade last May the 100th is attached to the former National guard the 100th is special and it strives to keep its identity. It the Only battalion in the infantry with its own Patch and colors. They arc something special and the troops feel it capt. ,1.m. Rolls the group s adjutant the men like Many others across the country in the nationwide Call up had to leave their families and Good jobs they feel they have another Job to do and they la do it Roll said. How does it feel to serve with one of the most decorated out fits of world War ii they re just like any other troops Rolls said. But they be got More spirit than most according to the old timers the Young men live up to the battalion s motto go , Thomas s. Miyashiro said the times Are different but they Are As Good As we were. I Don t mind going into combat with Miyashiro is one of the three members who served in world War ii. Another 1st sgt. Kaoru Miya Moto serves in the same com Pany As his son spec. 4 Stan Ford. The younger Miyamoto who grew up on a diet of stories about the famed outfit said Iam very proud to have the Chance to serve with the 100th."he was attending the univer sity of Hawaii when he was called but plans to return and finish his education when his duty is up. Asked what will happen if the100th goes to Vietnam his father said he planned to ask that his son be transferred out to stay behind. Now my turn what do you mean me the younger Miyamoto said. This is the Way i feel about it. You have served your time now Iff my turn to serve Yuk Isada Oshiro the third old timer of the group said he would t mind going to Vietnam but i would like us Togo As a single there had been rumours the100th would break up but this is doubtful. The men of the 100th want to Excel but not for the same Rea sons the original members world War ii Japa \ Nese americans were viewed with suspicion. Thousands were rounded up taken from their Homes and thrown into relocation Camps outside the West coast area. But the japanese american moved to counter the War hysteria. Sgt. Miyashiro said rejoined the army in nm3 to prove to others who were prejudiced against japanese Ameri cans that my country is Many others in Hawaii and on the Mainland did the same. The 100th battalion was formed injure 1942 by japanese Ameri can volunteers. The 442nd regi ment was born the following february after the army called for More Nisei second Genera Tion volunteers. The turnout i Hawaii was so great the army had to turn away thousands of volunteers. The 442nd finally met up wit the 100th battalion in Italy and they joined to form the 442ndregimental combat team. The 100th became the unit s first battalion. The outfit saw intense fighting in both Italy and France. It got special attention when it res of Maryland honors 117 Heidelberg special the european division of the univer sity of Maryland has announced the Dean s list for the term of 1967-68. The 117 students on the list Angelini Amati e Arellano James s Ashley Daniel a Bailey Greenberry Bareis George Earth Dori Battin Marie j Beiles Edward w Bloom Donald a Browning Richar Campbell Harold Carp John c Castellano Kristin Childers Paul a Clavien Stephen n Coleman Ronald Connolly William j fourth were required to Complete a minimum of 15 semester hours work at the european division and to attain an average of 3.50 or better. The top students Are i Cousyn Ben h Crenshaw Sylvia Curtin Joseph t Damschen f h or de an0elo Darlene f de Angelo Robert Ddee Vincent j Dix Richard j Dudley Karen k Ekings Bruce e elks Shelton t Enna David rens Mirtner h e Everett Robert j Field Richard w Fisher Robert Gordon flood Harry James Frank Charles Funk Peggy a Griffin Billy d Hagedorn Fontaine r Hall Robert r hallowed Nortina v Hancock Ruth h Hansen Dolores j w Happe Marie k Heckinger Ruth Hill Parma k Hoag David s Holder Patrick Hope Daniel Showie Larry k Hudson e d or Johnson j w or Johnston s g or Jone William e Kanusek Richard a Keenan Thomas a Kilbreth Lawrence c Kilburg Paul j Kilgore Michael h Knezevich Ljubica Lanners Michael h Laporte letter h Leatherman Charles Wlee Ivan h Light Clifton f Lockett Elmer r Lockwood Walter n Mabry use m unit it id Arthur w Mai Wood Albert w a Mcconnell Vernon l Mcdowell Jane e Mclean Robert Mehlhorn John f Miller David Miller Jill d Milter Sigrid a Moher Patricia n Molloy John t Morrison Ross e Mullineaux Rodney j Mychajluk George be Jinan John p Padgett Theodore r Parson Patricia j Pedersen Sandra k Pierce r k or Powell Bobby j Renshaw David l Reynold Richard d Reynold Robert l Reynold Robert w re old Dietrich Schroeder Jill a Schuyler David j Schwarcz Thomas l Shear Brenda j Shepherd John r Sherrill Harry b Simms Stuart h Slater c e 111 sme Mlotok 8 Smith Elaine is Matt Sigvard h Spano Michael Ftp no George v Stone Ervin w Surrat Ellis k Szillat Jen Tabor Harrold l tank Alfred j Turner Lucian h Van Benthuysen j h or Way Dorothy Tweeter Gary k Wilkes Robert q Winters Frederick g Zimmerman Clifford p another new to f s Bookstore this Young Man is taking his first Reading lesson at a stars and stripes Bookstore. Where you find the latest and Best in cued the lost battalion of a 36th Texas division in e Vosges mountains. Ill by the end of the War a s611 j1. Won a medal of Hom?47 distinguished service fios 342 Silver stars and Bronze stars. W but me and How had ii Cost 5fi� killed in action dead from wounds 67 Mil in action and 2,022 wound the returning gis had an Impact still Felt in Hawaii a came Back heroes. Refusing accept second class status an longer they entered politic business and the professions their contributions were emphasized recently during � Centennial Celebration of japanese immigration to Hawaii. Best known perhaps the Best known of the former members of he 442nd i . Sen. Daniel k. Inouye a Hawaii who lost an Arm while fighting in the to Valley in i a by. Inouye who quit a s premedical student to join the army will be the keynote speaker at the democratic National convention this year i Chicago. Hawaii s japanese american shave made their Point. And he 100th battalion reflects this. Iino longer is made up almost exclusively of japanese descendants but contains caucasians hawaiians and other racial groups in its ranks. In fad fresh troops from Ohio recently beefed up the outfit. The mid westerners had already heard Olathe 100th battalion Are getting along pretty Weir they relearning to use both chopsticks and pidgin. Scholarship offer Oil vhf in 5 services Phoenix Ariz. Special a one year full tuition scholar ship is being offered Here by the american Institute for for eign Trade to veterans of each of the five armed for applications for the fall semester. 1908, to the graduate school is Auk. 15. The Institute is a non profit private graduate College which provides training in International economics languages and interdisciplinary studies. Prepare for career the curriculum is designed i prepare College graduates for International management careers with corporations Public and for applications Are an honorable1 discharge from the military an acceptable Bach Elor s degree in any Field will an Overall average of b or Bel Ter Good communications a 1 in English and a desire for an International veterans scholarships cover an academic year tip 1 1 required to get the professional Bachelor of foreign Trade de Gree. Veterans administration benefits Are also available. Applications applications for the Valera scholarships must by sent to. Registrar the american in tute for foreign Trade. Post of flee Box 191, Phoenix Ariz. 850w one award will be to each of the i services. The Institute sponsors a 1500 scholar she year for a son of a United military officer

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