Kuroda Field

Kuroda Field (HM8KU)

Location: Honolulu, HI 96815 Honolulu County
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Country: United States of America
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N 21° 16.953', W 157° 50.031'

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Named in honor of Staff Sergeant Robert T. Kuroda, 442nd Regimental Combat Team.

On 20 October 1944, during the battle of Bruyeres, France, Sergeant Kuroda led his squad in an attack against a strongly defended enemy position. He deployed his squad to cover his advance and personally destroyed two enemy gun positions before being struck by an enemy bullet. Sergeant Kuroda was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

Fort DeRussy was the home of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment. Kuroda Field honors the memory of those brave soldiers.
HM NumberHM8KU
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 9:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)4Q E 620973 N 2353865
Decimal Degrees21.28255000, -157.83385000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 21° 16.953', W 157° 50.031'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds21° 16' 57.18" N, 157° 50' 1.86" W
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Area Code(s)808
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2060-2070 Kalia Rd, Honolulu HI 96815, US
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