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Title
Corporal Minoru Yoshida, 100th Infantry Battalion--the most decorated unit in the United States Army--got into this war early. He was
Date Created and/or Issued
1945-07-14
Publication Information
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Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
Rights Information
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Description
Full title:Corporal Minoru Yoshida, 100th Infantry Battalion--the most decorated unit in the United States Army--got into this war early. He was stationed at Schofield Barracks during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, having enlisted in the army early in December, 1940. Corporal Yoshida received his basic training at Schofield Barracks and at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. With the 100th Infantry Battalion he went overseas to Italy in August, 1943, and on the second of July, 1944, after 20 months in the sizzling Italian Campaign, he was injured by a land mine at Cecina, Italy. Corporal Yoshida is 35 and was shovel and bulldozer operator prior to Pearl Harbor. His wife, Jean, resides at 891 North King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii. Corporal Yoshida wears: Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, ETO, Two Battle Stars, Unit Citation, Good Conduct Ribbon, pre-Pearl Harbor Bronze Star, Asiatic-Pacific badge, One Battle Star (Pearl Harbor). Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru Palo Alto, California.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft538nb2tr
WRA no. -66
Subject
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Photographs

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