Training of American troops of Japanese ancestry, at Camp Shelby in Mississippi, during World War 2. Film opens showing a steam locomotive heading toward the camera, pulling a long train of passenger cars from which U.S. Army troops of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, comprising American soldiers of Japanese ancestry, are seen waving from the windows. They step from the train, carrying their personal gear in duffle bags. Two African American train porters in white coats assist some soldiers as they leave the train. The troops load their gear and climb aboard canvas covered 2-1/2 ton army trucks that drive into Camp Shelby. The camp's Water tower and chapel building are seen in background. One soldier reads newspaper with headline:"Rommel Reported Moving Out Men,"(referring to German General Rommel and his Afrika Korps). Next scene shows troops gathering up their gear and marching off the their billets
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