TITLE

The 'Go for Broke' 442nd

AUTHOR(S)
Zabecki, David T.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Military History;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the 442nd Regimental Combat Team of the U.S. Army which earned multiple military decorations during World War II. It is the most decorated outfit in U.S. military history. Most of its soldiers were men with a burning drive to prove something, not to themselves, but to their country. It soldiers earned an outstanding 9,486 Purple Hearts, one Medal of Honor, 51 Distinguished Service Crosses and 560 Silver Stars.
ACCESSION #
35963980

 

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