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James Noboru Miho Collection

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James Noboru Miho Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
James Noboru Miho
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
DC
Gender
Male
Race
Asian
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Japanese.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
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
Contributor:
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: 2013-02-22
 

 

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