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|Place of birth||Monrovia CA, U.S.A.|
|Inducted||1941-1-30, Ft. McArthur CA|
|Units served||32nd Infantry 7 Div.; 'F' Co. 442nd RCT|
|Stationed||Italy; France; Ft. Ord, CA; Ft. Custer; Camp Shelby, MS; Camp Blanding.|
|Separated||Ft. Lewis WA|
|Unit responsibility||Infantry combat|
|Major battles (if served in a war zone)||Battle of Bruyeres; Rescue of the Lost Battalion (Vosges Mountains); Champagne Campaign in the Maritime Alps|
|Awards, medals, citations (individual or unit)||Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge, Rifle Marksman|
|Living conditions||Typical combat conditions--slept in foxholes, bathed in army portable showers or streams, ate K Rations and C Rations, wrote letters and shopped when possible.|
|Most vivid memory of military experience||The Banzai Hill charge, the rescue of the Lost Battalion, to visit the grave of my brother-in-law Henry Kondo--'E' Co.|
|Missed most whilst in the military||My family, the good food and entertainment|
|Most important thing, personally, to come from military experience?||War is hell!!! It is a senseless way to resolve disputes. The enemy is a human just like we are. Your combat buddies are special and will never be forgotten.|