Film Screening - MIS: Human Secret Weapon

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Film & Other Media

May 201325

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Screenings to be held at 12PM and 2PM.

Composed of Japanese American soldiers who were trained as linguists, the MIS were essential in helping the U.S. achieve victory in the Pacific Theater during WWII. Many of the soldiers fighting and translating on the frontlines were Nisei who had previously been incarcerated with their families in U.S. concentration camps.

Q&A with MIS veteran Hitoshi Sameshima to follow 2PM screening.

Free with Museum admission. Reservations recommended to or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior.

Purchase the DVD from the Museum Store >>

In conjunction with the exhibition American Heroes: Japanese American World War II Nisei Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal


JANM . Last modified May 09, 2013 12:17 p.m.

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