Santa Cruz County History - World War II



Pajaro Valley Nisei Veterans of World War II

The following lists are from Nihon Bunka / Japanese Culture, published by the Pajaro Valley Arts Council, 1992. They are included on this Web site with the permission of the Council.

100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team:

  • Henry Arao +
  • Mate Eto
  • Walt Eto
  • Yoshio Fujita
  • Tom Goto
  • Katsu Hada*
  • Henry Izumizaki*
  • James Izumizaki
  • Shig Kizuka
  • Tommy Kokka
  • Harry Madokoro* +
  • Bob Manabe
  • George Matsumoto
  • Nobu Matsumoto
  • Ray Matsushita
  • Mitch Miyamoto¹
  • Shig Morimune
  • Sunao Murakami
  • Mas Nakamoto
  • Mas Nita
  • Buzz Noda
  • Mas Okamura
  • William Ono
  • Sam Sakamoto
  • Hiroshi Shikuma
  • Ichiro (Sam) Sugidono
  • Jiro Sugidono
  • Kenji Torigoe
  • Mas Tsuda
  • John Tsukiji
  • George Ura
  • Yosh Wada
  • Jim Yoshida

+Distinguished Service Cross; *Killed in Action; ¹Designer of the 110th/442d Emblem


Those Who Served in Other Areas of the War:

  • Sadao Baishiki
  • Jim Etow
  • Yon Hamai
  • Aki Hashimoto
  • Tadashi Hashimoto
  • Tsuyoshi Hashimoto
  • Walt Hashimoto
  • Tak Higuchi
  • Yas Kamitani
  • Yutaka Kimoto
  • Miyoshi Mametsuka
  • Sully Matsui
  • Shinichi Misumi
  • Fred Okamoto
  • Zen Ota
  • Tommy Sakata
  • Charles Shikuma
  • Roy Takamune
  • James Takehana
  • Howard Tao
  • Makoto Tsuchiyama
  • Tomio Tsuda
  • Jim Uyematsu
  • Roy Uyematsu
  • James Yamamoto
  • Robert Yoshida

Military Intelligence Service:

  • Dr. Clifford Fujimoto
  • Kas Jokuku
  • Sho Kobara
  • Bill Mine
  • Nick Nakamori
  • Isao Sakai
  • Frank Shimamoto
  • Bill Tao
  • Ben Umeda
  • George Wada
  • George Yamamoto
  • Robert Yamamoto
  • Iwao Yamashita

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