WW2 Heroes: Kelly Kuwayama and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team

Paying tribute to the most decorated combat unit in American history

Two color guards and color bearers of the Japanese-American 442d Combat Team, stand at attention, while their citations are read. They are standing on ground in the Bruyeres area, France, where many of their comrades fell.
The 442d Combat Team | Bruyères, France | Source: Wikimedia Commons

Yeiichi “Kelly” Kuwayama goes down in history for his valor beyond the line of duty, as a WW2 combat medic from the valiant 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most decorated unit in American History.



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