Highly decorated Nisei soldier

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ddr-densho-114-133 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i114-00133)

Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection

Original caption: Oahu, T.H. After 34 months of action in Italy and France, when he became the most highly decorated of the 46 veterans of the 100th Bn., 34th Div., T/Sgt. Yukio Yokota of Honolulu, T.H., is honorably discharged under the Army point system. His citations include the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. 23 May 1945.

May 23, 1945


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Courtesy of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee and the U.S. Army

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