Uncommon Courage: Patriotism and Civil Liberties
June 16, 2001, 3PM
June 23, 2001 1PM
the first time ever, this documentary tells of the thousands
of Military Intelligence Service (MIS) soldiers, primarily
Japanese Americans who fought for the United States in the
of the Military Intelligence Service fought for the United
States in the Pacific, interrogated Japanese prisoners,
translated enemy documents, intercepted communications, and
infiltrated enemy lines.
were serving prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Others
volunteered from behind barbed wire in U.S. detention camps.
While they were the ñeyesî and ñearsî of every combat
command in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Pacific, their
exploits were largely untold.
60 years, the MIS has been recognized with the Presidential
information and orders call NJAHS/MIS at 415/921 5007
program funding for "Uncommon Courage" has been
provided by the California Civil Liberties Public Education
Program, the Freeman Foundation, Jack and Kiyo Hirose.
Additional funding provided by: George T. and Sakaye Aratani,
the Henri and Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation, and