With member Henry Ishida
By Gregg K. Kakesako
published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Two from the 442nd and one from the 492nd will receive France’s Legion of Honor medal
Three World War II veterans, two of whom served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, say they are honored that the French government is giving them its highest medal for helping to liberate the country but add that the decoration also belongs to all soldiers who fought and died there.