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    • Nisei Baseball

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Nisei Baseball
    • Japanese Americans were fond of baseball before the war. On the West Coast, there were organized leagues of Nisei teams. Nebraska fielded its own team of Nisei, which included Ben and Fred Kuroki. Both brothers were strong athletes, playing three...
    • Kuroki give autographs at Heart Mountain

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Among the younger Nisei internees, Ben Kuroki was a celebrity, at least for the time he stayed at the camps – Heart Mountain in Wyoming, Minidoka in Idaho and Topaz, Utah. Many Nisei were captivated air corps flyers as was the rest of America....
    • Lt. Kei Tanahashi

    • Kei Tanahashi, UNL University Nebraska Lincoln, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, Nisei,
    • ex ’46, Heart Mountain, Wyoming, a Nisei officer, was killed in Italy in July, 1944. Tanahashi, mortally wounded while leading his troops in hostile action, died while directing operations against snipers. He wrote 'when this business is taken...
    • Japanese Americans boarding Internee train in Woodland

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Assembly Center Marced Dorothea Lange War Relocation Authority
    • Japanese-Americans are inspected as they board a train in Woodland CA bound for an assembly center in Merced. They would later be sent to a larger camp further inland. This picture by Dorothea Lange was done for the War Relocation Authority. Lange...
    • Letter from  Monroe E. Deutsch  to Ben Kuroki Page 1

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Monroe B. Deutsch, vice president provost University California, Bill Davis, associate secretary Y.M.C.A, turning point
    • Deutsch quotes Bill Davis, the associate secretary of the Y.M.C.A, 'I think that Ben Kuroki's address before the Commonwealth Club marked a real turning point in attitude toward the Nisei.' Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical...
    • Letter from  Monroe E. Deutsch  to Ben Kuroki Page 2

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Monroe B. Deutsch, vice president provost University California, Bill Davis, associate secretary Y.M.C.A, turning point
    • Deutsch quotes Bill Davis, the associate secretary of the Y.M.C.A, 'I think that Ben Kuroki's address before the Commonwealth Club marked a real turning point in attitude toward the Nisei.' Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical...
    • Kuroki with Heart Mountain group

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Ben Kuroki poses with some internees at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center. Kuroki was not only the first Nisei war hero, but was their biggest celebrity at that time thanks to continuing public relations work by the Office of War Information and...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Nebraskan War Hero

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Hero Ben Kuroki Japanese Hershey Nisei
    • Ben Kuroki was born in Hershey, Nebraska in 1918, where his family grew potatoes. When he heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor, he wanted to join the fight against the Japanese. Ben felt it was his duty to prove his loyalty and love for his...
    • Most Honorable Son (Program Preview)

    • Most Honorable Son video television tv preview trailer documentary historical history Ben Kuroki Nebraska Nisei Japanese American Pearl Harbor honor japanese internment camp Kubota Moore Lesiak
    • 'Most Honorable Son' is an hour-long documentary that explores the personal odyssey of Ben Kuroki, a Nebraska-born Nisei whose sense of shame over the bombing as a Japanese American and sense of loyalty to his country as a native-born American...
    • Most Honorable Son: Q&A With Director Bill Kubota

    • Most Honorable Son video television tv segment clip documentary historical history Ben Kuroki Nebraska Nisei Japanese American Pearl Harbor honor japanese internment camp Q&A question and answer with director Bill Kubota Moore Lesiak
    • 'Most Honorable Son' is an hour-long documentary that explores the personal odyssey of Ben Kuroki, a Nebraska-born Nisei whose sense of shame over the bombing as a Japanese American and sense of loyalty to his country as a native-born American...

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