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Cool little group, I need to do some research. The cert is his mothers as is the small enamel pin; seems she worked for the Crop Corp in pineapple fields while her son was at war and in a prison camp. Love German bring backs and the imbosseed wallet it looks like he never removed from the box.

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Purple Heart is numbered but not named.

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Sorry for the poor pic. I hadnt seen this POW pin till today.

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Moms certs

 

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There was a Kaoru Yonezawa who was a POW in WWII . He was from Hawaii . ASN 30102314 . He was held in Stalag 7A. Very nice group!!!!

 

 

The best part.... His Purple Heart has a TRACEABLE NUMBER!!!!!!!

 

Kurt


!!!! WANTED !!!!

WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

WWII Naval Aviation Groupings : Medals, Documents, Scrapbooks, Photos, Flight Logs, Flight Jackets + More

 


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There was a Kaoru Yonezawa who was a POW in WWII . He was from Hawaii . ASN 30102314 . He was held in Stalag 7A. Very nice group!!!!

 

Kurt

Yup, This all came from his family.


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Wow!....too bad it didnt come with that helmet!...great group dwight!....mike


Always looking for and buying 50's era 11th Airborne/ 187th ARCT/ 82nd Airborne tac mark painted jump helmets!



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Nice Order of the Eagle.Should be silver,marked 999 on pin. My Dad brought one back.


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From a fellow forum member swag:

 

Purple Heart 233691 was awarded to Private First Class Kaoru Yonezawa, service number 30102314, assigned to Company C, 100 Infantry Battalion, 442 Infantry Regiment. His Purple Heart was announced by the 11th Evacuation Hospital, General Order #20 on February 13, 1944.


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Nice group especially with the German bringbacks; eagle order and close combat to boot!

 

Kurt


My hobby is my job and my job is my hobby. High School and University History Instructor

 

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Wow!....too bad it didnt come with that helmet!...great group dwight!....mike

As soon as I saw the pic I felt the same way.


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Nice group especially with the German bringbacks; eagle order and close combat to boot!

 

Kurt

I dont collect German stuff but in this case I couldnt leave it behind, 442nd POW bring back is just too cool.

 

Thx


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Anything from a 442nd veteran is an immediate must pick up. Many of the families are retaining their memorabilia in memory of their relatives who served. You have to remember those troops were fighting a war both at the front and at home.


Gil Burket
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Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

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Anything from a 442nd veteran is an immediate must pick up. Many of the families are retaining their memorabilia in memory of their relatives who served. You have to remember those troops were fighting a war both at the front and at home.

Exactly. It had to be tough on them to prove their loyalty and put their lives on the line.


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Amen


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An excellent, interesting, historical addition to any collection!

 

Frank


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Truly awesome find! My neighbor's father was 442 and he still has his yearbook and Ike jacket. He game me his trench knife maybe 30 years ago and it's somewhere in a box. Somewhere...


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