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Day: September 6, 2005

Nebraska Native Finally Gets Recognition

Nebraska Native Finally Gets Recognition

It’s a little known part of American history that Japanese Americans fought for the US in World War II. Their stories were practically erased with the images of internment camps and deportations. Those who fought for the US were forgotten. Ben Kuroki was born in Hershey, Nebraska. His parents were Japanese. He went about his daily business until World War II interrupted their quiet farm life. Kuroki tried to volunteer for military service but was rejected. He was persistent and…

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