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    • Bombardment of San Juan, Cuba

    • Spanish-Cuban-American War, 1898 -- Naval Operations, American
    • San Juan - Bombardment, painted rendering of sea battle. Text reads: 9675 - Bombardment of San Juan, Cuba. Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers. Meadville, Pa. St. Louis, Mo. Copyright 1899 by B. L. Singley. Verso is blank
    • Kuroki family group picture in front of their house

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • The Kuroki family in Hershey Nebraska. Ben is second one standing on the left. Younger brother Fred is first on the left. Shosuke (Sam) and Naka Kuroki had ten children. During World War Two, brothers Fred, Bill and Henry also joined U.S. military...
    • 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...
    • Tupelo Lass crew in Benghazi before Ploesti, Romania

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • The Tupelo Lass crew prior to the Ploesti raid of August 1, 1943. Second from left, bottom, is pilot Jake Epting. Epting was originally not going to fly having finished his 25 missions and Col. Jacob Smart, the architect of the Ploesti attack, was...
    • Kuroki poses with shattered turret

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • After completing 25 missions, Ben Kuroki volunteered for five more. On his 30th mission over Munster Germany, flack hit his top turret. He lost his oxygen mask and was delirious. The pilot realized something was wrong when Kuroki’s guns kept...
    • Ben Kuroki meets Veteran of Foreign Wars at Omaha

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Ben Kuroki is welcomed into the Veteran of Foreign Wars at Omaha, Nebraska. Others are unidentified in this photo by the War Relocation Authority. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group.
    • 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....
    • Kuroki Heart Mountain Speech

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Ben Kuroki speaks at a event at the relocation center in Heart Mountain Wyoming. Kuroki said he was not cut out for public speaking coming from Nebraska as a poor dirt farmer. Reports of his speaking skills proved otherwise. Ben Kuroki, born...
    • B-29 plane Sad Saki turret open

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • The Honorable Sad Saki, piloted by Jim Jenkins, was a B-29 with the 505th Bomb Group, 484th Bomb Squadron, 20th Air Force, based on Tinian Island. While Kuroki was called Most Honorable Son while flying on B-24s, his nickname in the Pacific was Sad...
    • Ben Kuroki and Coke

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Kuroki, in Army hat, Army T-shirt, and jacket, holds a coke bottle. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Ben Kuroki and B-29 crew.

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Photo of 484th Squadron combat crew. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group.
    • Ben Kuroki and Arthur Ferwerda shake hands

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • Arthur Ferwerda congrats Ben Kuroki after Kuroki's completion of his mission. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group.
    • Weir Army Air Force Liberator

    • Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group
    • B-24 Liberator strikes a town. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group.
    • Letter from Warren L. Williams to Ben Kuroki regards to his assignment to B-29

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, B-29 Squadron
    • Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, replies Kuroki's letter about his assignment to B-29 Squadron. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment
    • Sorry' Letter from Warren L. Williams to Ben Kuroki

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, B-29 Squadron
    • Warren L. Williams, Colonel, G.S.C., Deputy Chief of Staff, informs Kuroki that War Department refused to assign Kuroki to the Pacific theater. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment
    • Letter announcing the reassignment of Ben Kuroki

    • Ben Kuroki born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment Group Japanese American, Ruth W. Kingman, Committee American Principles Fair Play
    • Ruth W. Kingman, executive secretary of the Committee on American Principles and Fair Play, informs Kuroki that he has been reassigned to the Squadron. Ben Kuroki, born Hershey, NE Army Air Forces Technical Sergeant 93rd Bombardment

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