Kazumi "Portagee" Matsunami

Gender Male
Birth date 1922-3-21
Place of birth Haina, Hawaii HI, U.S.A.
Inducted 1943-3-27, HI
Enlistment type Volunteer
Service branch Army
Service type War
Unit type Combat
Units served Co. I, 442nd Infantry Regiment
Military specialty Rifle , non-commissioned officer
Stationed USA - Louisiana, Mississippi,; Italy, France
Separated Army Separation Ctr, Oahu HI
Unit responsibility Combat
Personal responsibility Assistant to platoon Commander, tactical employment of troops, selecting positions, fields of fire, capture and holding enemy territory
Major battles (if served in a war zone) Rome-Arno Campaign (GO 33 WD 45); North Apennines Campaign (GO 40 WD 45); Po Valley Campaign (GO 40 WD 45); Rhineland Campaign (GO 40 WD 45)
Awards, medals, citations (individual or unit) World War II Victory Medal; Bronze Star (GO 78 HQ 92d Inf. Div. 45); Purple Heart (GO 35 HQ 27th Evac. Hosp.); American Campaign Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal (GO 24 HQ 442nd RCT 45); Distinguished Unit Badge (GO 317 HQ7th Army 45)

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