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Ben Kuroki  in Most Honorable Son

Most Honorable Son

2007 NR

Born in Nebraska to Japanese parents, Ben Kuroki volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Corps after the Pearl Harbor attack, becoming the first Japanese-American war hero. This Bill Kubota-helmed documentary tells his story. Surviving 58 missions as an aerial gunner, between his tours of duty Kuroki became a lone voice speaking out against the racism experienced by Japanese Americans during World War II.