The 'Go for Broke' 442nd

Zabecki, David T.
February 2009
Military History;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p21
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.


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