Details for Makoto Yoshihara

Makota Yoshihara


Born in Guadalupe, the 24 year
old Makoto Yoshihara enlisted in
the U.S. Army in 1944 from the
Gila River Internment camp in
Arizona and became a medic.
Yoshihara was killed on
December 22, 1944 in the Battle
of Hurtgen Forest, historically
the longest single battle that
the U.S. Army had ever fought.
His remains were returned to
Guadalupe on February 19,1949
and were buried in the Guadalupe
Cemetery the next day.


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