Anthony T. Kahoohanohano

Korean War
Service #29040479
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 1 1951
Combat Infantryman Badge
Korean Service Medal
Medal of Honor (Army)
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
For his leadership and great valor, Private First Class Kahoohanohano was awarded the Medal of Honor, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private First Class Kahoohanohano was in charge of a machine gun squad, Company H, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On September 1, 1951 in North Korea, his unit was overrun. He ordered his squad to withdraw and single handedly held of the enemy off until he was killed.