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Mis Ppt

  1. 1. Military Intelligence Service <ul><li>By Janelle Feliciano </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who are they? <ul><li>Nisei Soldiers, during World War II,1941 </li></ul><ul><li>They were needed for Military Intelligence and combat duty </li></ul><ul><li>They had a difficult job: </li></ul><ul><li>required extensive training </li></ul><ul><li>and after the war,they were sent to help rebuild Japan. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What they did <ul><li>The Army sent the Nisei to different parts of the pacific. </li></ul><ul><li>They interrogate prisoners,intercept messages,translate captured documents and infiltrate enemy lines. </li></ul><ul><li>What they did probably even shortened the Pacific war by 2 years! </li></ul>
  4. 4. During MIS language schools <ul><li>The schools are for training and knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>The schools began at the Presidio of San Francisco. </li></ul><ul><li>They learned about translation and interrogation </li></ul><ul><li>During War, the schools moved to Minnesota, first at Camp Savage, then to FT. Snelling </li></ul>
  5. 5. Continuing <ul><li>The Nisei went through a difficult time during schools, like being tortured. </li></ul><ul><li>According to one of the Nisei soldiers, “training at the MIS schools was always intense, a very severe form of training, a crash course.” </li></ul><ul><li>Even though it was hard, the MIS faced great odds and a great personal sacrifice, but they still did what they were suppose to do. </li></ul>
  6. 6. MIS video-Ted Tysukiyama speaking about MIS schools
  7. 7. What happened after the war <ul><li>August,1945, the MIS were involved in the occupation of Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Performed valuable resources in the Administration of Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Helped develop the Japanese Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>More than 5,000 MIS Nisei participated in major assignments </li></ul><ul><li>These “warriors in silence” not only did their job in secrecy but they did it great. :) </li></ul>
  8. 8. MIS <ul><li>The MIS played a BIG role in the war. </li></ul><ul><li>They did their part by going to MIS schools and a few years later, helping the occupation of Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>They served our country greatly, having an impact on the war, we thank them gratefully. </li></ul><ul><li>According to Colin Powell,” their service to this country is a reminder to all of us that being an American is not a matter of race or national origin, but a conviction of the heart.” </li></ul><ul><li>The picture below shows MIS veterans who received long-overdue medals. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Thanks to Mrs. Suzuki and my sister, Jasmine for helping me with my PowerPoint. :) </li></ul>