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Bob Hideo Kaichi Collection Finding Aid 2018.001
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Description
This collection consists of personal materials of Bob Hideo Kaichi's during his time serving with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team 34th Infantry Division during World War II.
Background
Hideo "Bob" Kaichi was born in 1921 in Hawaii. He enlisted in the Army in 1943 and served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, 34th Infantry Divison, 2nd Battalion, Company H. While serving, he was awarded a Silver Star in 1944 for his acts of bravery saving a fellow wounded soldier. After the war, Bob returned to Hawaii where he married his wife, Alice. They both passed away in 2000.
Extent
0.21 Linear Feet