Kuroki, Ben, TSgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Primary Unit
1944-1945, AAF MOS 611, 505th Bombardment Group
Service Years
1942 - 1945
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Technical Sergeant

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Gothenburg/Hershey, Nebraska
Last Address
Camarillo, California

Date of Passing
Sep 01, 2015
 
Location of Interment
Conejo Mountain Memorial Park - Camarillo, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He flew combat missions in North Africa, Europe, and the Pacific. He was the only Japanese-American to fly combat missions over Japan.
 
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Kuroki
   
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Aerial Gunner Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USAAF Training Command409th Bombardment Squadron93rd Bombardment Group, HeavyUS Air Force
505th Bombardment Group
  1942-1942, USAAF Training Command
  1942-1944, AAF MOS 611, 409th Bombardment Squadron
  1942-1944, AAF MOS 611, 93rd Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 611, 484th Bombardment Squadron
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 611, 505th Bombardment Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1942-1945 World War II7
  1942-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Egypt-Libya Campaign (1942-43)
  1942-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
  1942-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  1946-1950, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  B-29 Superfortress  
  1942-1944, B-24 Liberator1
  1944-1945, B-29 Superfortress
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