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Chinese American WWII vet Gilbert Hong Hin Hee died the day before he was to receive a Bronze Star

  • COURTESY PHOTO Gilbert Hong Hin Hee

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    Gilbert Hong Hin Hee

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                                The Bronze Star was to have been presented Saturday at Hee’s home in Hawaii Kai by retired Maj. Gen. Robert G.F. Lee, a former Hawaii state adjutant general and co-chairman of the Chinese American World War II Recognition Project-Hawaii.

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    The Bronze Star was to have been presented Saturday at Hee’s home in Hawaii Kai by retired Maj. Gen. Robert G.F. Lee, a former Hawaii state adjutant general and co-chairman of the Chinese American World War II Recognition Project-Hawaii.

World War II veteran Gilbert Hong Hin Hee was excited to be part of a group receiving a Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of the service of Chinese Americans during the war. Read more

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