Death of Ben Kuroki

September 1, 2015
Camarillo, California | Age 98

Japanese-American WWII war hero Ben Kuroki dies
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Celebrated for his determination to serve in the Air Forces during WWII despite widespread suspicion of anyone with Japanese ancestry, Ben Kuroki has died

The Associated Press

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Ben Kuroki, who overcame the American military's discriminatory policies to become the only Japanese American to fly over Japan during World War II, has died. He was 98.

Kuroki died Tuesday at his Camarillo, California, home, where he was under hospice care, his daughter Julie...

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