« Back to article Congressional Medal of Honor recipients

From the Densho Digital Repository

Related topics and primary source items from the Densho Digital Repository.

Medals and awards

Bronze Star presentation ceremony

Front row (L to R): Lt. Roy Nakada, unknown, T/Sgt Roy Matsumoto, unknown, unknown, Lt. George Nakamura, S/Sgt. John Morozumi. Back row: All are unknown.
View in DDR »

Soldiers at a train station


View in DDR »

Nisei soldier's Purple Heart

Purple Heart awarded Minoru Tsubota, Warrant Officer (Junior Grade), 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Combat wounded in Cerebia, Italy, Aug. 24, 1944.
View in DDR »

Legion of Merit presentation

General Frank D. Merrill, Commanding General of the Merrill's Marauders, congratulating S/Sgt Roy Matsumoto upon the presentation of the Legion of Merit for his exploits at Walawbum, Burma on 5 March, 1944.
View in DDR »

Ranger Hall of Fame medallion presentation

Colonel David Grange presents the Ranger Hall of Fame medallion to Ranger Roy Matsumoto at Ranger Field, Fort Benning, Georgia. Front (L to R): Col. David L. Grange, CO 75th Ranger Regiment and Retired Army Master Sgt Roy H. Matsumoto. Back (L to R): CSM Jesse G. Laye and Col ...
View in DDR »

General MacArthur recieves the Legion of Honor

Caption: "The French government honor General MacArthur with the Legion of Honor."
View in DDR »

War medal

Photo of a war medal in presentation box.
View in DDR »