Medal of Honor Lapel Pin

This lapel pin was awarded along with the Medal of Honor to Joe Nishimoto by President Bill Clinton on June 21, 2000. This pin would be worn for ceremonial purposes with civilian clothing (normally on a suit coat lapel). The Medal of Honor was awarded to Private First Class Joe M. Nishimoto of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team for extraordinary heroism in action near La Houssière, France.
Currently not on view
date made
June 21, 2000
Congress of the United States
place made
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
overall: 13/32 in x 1/2 in x 3/32 in; 1.016 cm x 1.27 cm x .254 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
Gift of Sharon Logan
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Data Source
National Museum of American History