Allan M Ohata

Honolulu, Hawaii, US            U.S. Army CPT, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion    10/17/1977, Honolulu, US Medal of Honor awardee: Sergeant Allan M. Ohata distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on 29 and November 30, 1943, near Cerasuolo, Italy. Sergeant Ohata, his squad leader, and three men were ordered to protect his platoons left […]

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Kaoru Moto

Makawao, Hawaii, US            U.S. Army PFC, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion    08/26/1992, Makawao, US Medal of Honor awardee: Private First Class Kaoru Moto, a Medal of Honor recipient, distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on July 7, 1944, near Castellina, Italy. While serving as first scout, Private First Class Moto observed a […]

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Masato Nakae

Lihue, Hawaii, US      U.S. Army PFC, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion    09/04/1998, Honolulu, US Medal of Honor awardee: Private Masato Nakae, a Medal of Honor recipient, distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on August 19, 1944, near Pisa, Italy. When his submachine gun was damaged by a shell fragment during a fierce […]

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Mikio Hasemoto

Honolulu, Hawaii, US            U.S. Army PVT, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion    11/29/1943, Cerasuolo, IT Medal of Honor awardee: Private Mikio Hasemoto, a Medal of Honor recipient, distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on November 29, 1943, in the vicinity of Cerasuolo, Italy. A force of approximately 40 enemy soldiers, armed with machine […]

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Shinyei Nakamine

Oahu, Hawaii, US       U.S. Army PVT, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion    6/2/1944, La Torreto, IT Medal of Honor awardee: Private Shinyei Nakamine, a Medal of Honor recipient, distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on June 2, 1944, near La Torreto, Italy. During an attack, Private Nakamine’s platoon became pinned down by intense […]

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Sadao Munemori

Los Angeles, California, US  U.S. Army PFC, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion    4/5/1945, Seravezza, IT Sadao “Spud” Munemori was a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor, after he sacrificed his life to save those of his colleagues at Seravezza, Italy during the closing stages of World War II. Munemori was a private […]

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Yeikik Obashigawa

Hilo, Hawaii, US U.S. Army 2LT, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 100th Infantry Battalion 3/31/2005 , Honolulu, US Yeiki Kobashigawa was a soldier in United States Army who received the Medal of Honor in World War II during actions near Lanuvio, Italy. Kobashigawa, who fought with the 100th Infantry Battalion, was awarded the Medal of Honor […]

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Matthew J England

GAINESVILLE, MO, US U. S. Army PFC, CO M, 3RD SQD, 3RD CAV, FORT HOOD, TX 06/08/2011, AN NAJAF, IRAQ Twenty-two year old Army Private First Class Matthew J. England died June 8, 2011 in An Najaf province, Iraq.  His unit was supporting Operation New Dawn, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised […]

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Patrick K Durham

CHATTANOOGA, TN, US U. S. Army SGT, BATTERY B, 1ST BN, 320TH FIELD ARTILLERY REGT, 2ND BCT 08/28/2010, BABUR, AFGHANISTAN Army Sergeant Patrick Keith Durham died serving in Babur, Afghanistan on August 28, 2010 of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  Sergeant Durham was assigned to 1st Battalion, 320th […]

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Chris J Coffland

BALTIMORE, MD, US U. S. Army SPC, CO C, 321ST MI BN, ROUND ROCK, TX 11/13/2009, AFGHANISTAN Army Corporal Christopher J. Coffland died November 13, 2009 in Sayed Abad district, Wardak province, Afghanistan while serving during Operation Enduring Freedom.  He succumbed to wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with improvised explosives.  Two other […]

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