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Title
Sgt. Ben Kuroki is welcomed into the Veteran of Foreign Wars at Omaha, Nebraska. Sgt. Kuroki has spent a year
Date Created and/or Issued
1944-11-26
Publication Information
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Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement
Rights Information
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Description
Full title:Sgt. Ben Kuroki is welcomed into the Veteran of Foreign Wars at Omaha, Nebraska. Sgt. Kuroki has spent a year and a half in the European war theatre. As gunner on a Liberator, he participated in 31 bombing missions over Germany, Nazi-occupied Europe and Africa. His squadron helped chase Rommel from Africa, assisted in the landings on Sicily and the Italian mainland. He was a part of the first American bombings of Rome, and was on the all-important Ploesti oil field raid in Rumania. He holds the Distinguished Flying Cross with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters. Kuroki is from Hershey, Nebr., where his family is now living. At his own request he has recently been sent to the Pacific theatre and is now at a base in the Marianas. Omaha, Nebraska.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft309nb0wj
WRA no. G-809
Subject
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Photographs

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