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James Noboru Miho Collection

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James Noboru Miho Collection

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Name:
James Noboru Miho
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
DC
Note:
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Japanese.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Asian
War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1950-1952
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
C Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division; 7th Army
Location of Service:
Camp Roberts, California; Inchon, South Korea; Seoul, South Korea; Yalu River, North Korea
Battles/Campaigns:
Spring Offensive
Highest Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The veteran trained Turkish Company Infantry group for combat and helped establish communication systems for mortars. He also served as the communication sergeant to interrogate prisoners of war (POW). He was wounded with shrapnel in his chest, but treated himself in order to avoid receiving the Purple Heart and offending his parents.

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Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [2 items] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [2 items] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Alison Trulock
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/66630
Subjects:
Miho, James Noboru
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
James Noboru Miho Collection
(AFC/2001/001/66630), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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