Dave Teruo Kawagoye

Sexo Male
Birth date 1919-10-29
Local de nascimento Los Angeles CA, U.S.A.
Inducted , Ft. MacArthur CA
Tipo de alistamento Draftee
Ramo das Forças Armadas Army
Tipo de serviço War,peacetime
Tipo de Unidade Combat
Unidades onde serviu Anti-Tank Co., 100th Battalion/442nd Inf. RCT, Airborne Glider Troop
Military specialty Fireman (Camp Maar, CA); Quatermaster (Ration) Ft. Riley, KS; Platoon Sergeant (Mine) 100th Battalion/442nd Infantry Regimental Combat Team
Stationed USA - Camp Roberts, CA; Camp Maar, CA; Ft. Riley, KS; Camp Shelby, Miss; Italy; France
Separated Denver CO
Unit responsibility Cadre training Anti-Tank Co. 442nd Infantry RCT
Personal responsibility Mine platoon Sgt.
Major battles (if served in a war zone) Rome-Arno (Italy); No., Appennines (Italy); So. France (Glider Landing); Rhineland (France); Po Valley (Italy).
Awards, medals, citations (individual or unit) Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Citation (100th/442nd); European Theater Campaign w/ Silver Service Star; American-Theater Service; Bronze Invasion Arrowhead; Glider Badge w/one Assault Star; Combat Infantry Badge; Good Conduct Medal.
Missed most whilst in the military Family members, friends and Japanese food.
Most important thing, personally, to come from military experience? Serving 45+ months in the Army.
Additional information On Aug. 1, 1944 Anti-Tank Co. (442nd) was detached and assigned to 517th Airborne Infantry Regt. Combat Team. Participated on D-Day Southern France invasion with 43 WACO gliders. Anti-Tank Co. landed in LeMuy, France, the takeoff point above Rome, Italy. Ten glider troopers were wounded. On Oct. 21, 1944, A.T. Co. was relieved from 517th and rejoined the 442nd at Bruyeres, France.

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