Charles Fujimoto

Gender Male
Birth date 1923-2-21
Place of birth Riverside CA, U.S.A.
Inducted 1944-7-21, Phoenix AZ
Enlistment type Draftee
Service branch Army
Service type War
Unit type Combat,sup
Units served 171st Infantry Battalion
442nd Regimental Combat Team
Military specialty Rifleman and Medic
Stationed USA, Italy
Separated Leghorn, Italy
Unit responsibility 3rd Battalion Aid Station
Personal responsibility Medic
Awards, medals, citations (individual or unit) Europe African Middle Eastern Service Medal
WWII Victory Medal
Occupational Medal (Italy)
Good Conduct Medal
Living conditions Lived in shelter halves and pup tents.
Gang showers
Good Meals
Movies and sightseeing for entertainment and going out to eat in town.
Most important thing, personally, to come from military experience? Served in all Nisei unit.
Found the discipline and dedication to become the best we could be, which developed the camaraderie among us.

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