People gathered at New York harbor to welcome the U.S. Army 442nd Regimental Combat Team back from battlefields of Europe
New York City USA Date:1946, July 3 Duration:1 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
The U.S. Army 442nd Regimental Combat Team, composed of Japanese-Americans, is welcomed back after three years of combat in Europe, during World War II. The Combat Team soldiers aboard their trooop ship entering New York Harbor. They display their logo and motto, "shoot the works," on the side of the ship. New York City skyline visible behind the ship. Family and friends gathered at a harbor to receive and welcome them. Since many of the soldiers are from Hawaii, their reception committee includes several hula dancers who also bedeck them with garlands (leis) of flowers as they disembark from the ship. The Combat Team assembles on the wharf and marches away.
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