BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20110828T000000Z DTEND:20110828T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Mr. Yoshio Taira\, who is currently a school principal in Nishi hara\, Okinawa\, was a second grader when a U.S. fighter jet crashed into his school killing 17 and wounding 210 people. The incident has weighed on Mr. Taira's memories throughout his life and in recent years he has begun to talk about it in his efforts to contribute to peace as an Okinawan. Up on hearing of the Nuchi du Takara exhibit\, Mr. Taira decided to come to S an Francisco to meet and talk to people here. Mr. Taira has written about his experience for the newspapers in Okinawa and has given talks in Okinaw a\, Japan\, and even in France.\n\nThe event will also feature Ryukyuan da ncing by Instructor Kinuko Mototake of Azama Honryu Seifu Ichizen Kai Moto take Kinuko Ryubu Dojo USA and Mieko Merril of Miyagi Honryu.\n\nFor more questions about the above events or would like to help out\, feel free to contact Wesley Ueunten ( or 510-579-2711) or the Nationa l Japanese American Historical Society (415-921-5007). You can also visit the NJAHS website at: DTSTAMP:20230925T001931Z SUMMARY:Talk By Mr. Yoshio Taira On The Miyamori School Fighter Jet Plane C rash Of 1959 URL:/en/events/2011/08/28/talk-by-mr-yoshio-taira-on-the-miyamori-school-fi / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR