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Remarks by the President at ceremony honoring Asian American Medal of Honor recipients

Remarks by the President at ceremony honoring Asian American Medal of Honor recipients posed on the White House website on June 21, 2000. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_14_001
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[Documents regarding Colonel Young O. Kim's Medal of Honor]

Includes photocopied documents to support Colonel Young O. Kim's Medal of Honor. Photocopied excerpt from "Mud and blood," by Colonel James J. Gillespie, which was originally published in "Infantry journal magazine, December 1944, is also included. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_03_11_001
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Program of events in honor of World War II Medal of Honor recipients, June 21-22, 2000

A program for events in honor of World War II Medal of Honor recipients held in June 21-22, 2000. Lists 22 recipients, including names, titles, combat team names, and where and when they served. Includes mostly Japanese-American soldiers serving in the armed services of the United States. See this object …
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[Documents on Military Intelligence Service]

Contains a collection of photocopied documents on the Presidential Unit Citation to the Military Intelligence Service. Includes a map, "The Pacific War: 1942-1945 the Allied offensive." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ike_02_07_002
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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.
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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. …
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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.
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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.
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Soldiers at a train station


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War medal

Photo of a war medal in presentation box.
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