Mitsuo S. "Mits" Kunihiro

Gender Male
Birth date 1918-7-7
Place of birth Los Angeles CA, U.S.A.
Inducted 1941-7-9, Fort McArthur CA
Enlistment type Draftee
Service branch Army
Service type War
Unit type Combat
Units served 7th Div. 32nd Inf. Regmt. - Det. Service
442nd Regimental Combat Team - E Co.
Military specialty Supply Clerk 835, Combat Infantry
Stationed USA: Ft. Ord, CA; Ft. Custer, MI; Camp Blanding, FL
Other Countries: Italy, placed in 'E' Co. of RCT; France
Separated Ft. McArthur CA
Unit responsibility Combat Infantry Regiment Company.
Personal responsibility A cook at Ft. Custer for HQ Co. and post officers club and replaced the 442nd RCT, combat infrantryman
Major battles (if served in a war zone) Eto, France.
Wounded in combat in France. Hospitalized and reclassified to No-Combatant. Returned home Dec. 12, 1945.
Awards, medals, citations (individual or unit) Purple Heart
Missed most whilst in the military Home, wife and family, and friends
Most important thing, personally, to come from military experience? I feel proud to have served my country in time of need to defend her.
Additional information During basic training at Camp Roberts, several were asked to make up training drawings of weapons, including all detail parts from actual weapons to a larger detail scale. Three niseis were selected and entrusted to help make these training charts.

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