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Military Intelligence Service Language School at Fort Snelling: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles

Secondary Sources

Japanese-American soldiers and officers of the Military Intelligence Service Language School in Savage, at Fort Snelling.

Articles

"Loyal Linguists: Nisei of World War II Learned Japanese in Minnesota," by Masaharu Ano.
In Minnesota History, vol. 45, no. 7 (fall 1977): pages 273-287.
MNHS call number: Digital copy

Office of Special Service
1946
Unpublished artilce on the MISLS.
MNHS call number: D810.S7 O44 1946

Books

Military Intelligence Service Language School, U.S. Army, Fort Snelling, Minnesota, by Stone S. Ishimaru.
Los Angeles: TecCom Production, 1991.
MNHS call number: D810. S7 I83 1991

America’s Human Secret Weapon, by Duane R. Shellum. 
Minneapolis : Minnisei Printers, 1977.
MNHS call number: F615.J3 S44

Unsung Heroes: The Military Intelligence Service, Past, Present, Future: The Eyes and Ears of the Allied Forces During and After World War II, by Roy Inui, George Koshi, Mitzi Matsui, Takashi Matsui, and Ken Sato.
Seattle, Wash: Milliatry Intelligence Service, Northwest Association, 1996.
MNHS call number: D810.S7 U67 1996

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the End of World War II: Military Intelligence Service, Northwest Association, September 7-9, 1995, by the Military Intelligence Service National Reunion.
Seattle, Wash.: The Association, 1995.
MNHS call number: D810.S7 M55 1995n

Japanese-American Veterans of Minnesota, by Edwin M. Nakasone.
White Bear Lake, Minn.: j-Press Pub., 2002.
MNHS call number: D753.8 .N34 2002

John Aiso and the M.I.S.: Japanese-American Soldiers in the Military Intelligence Service, World War II, edited by Tad Ichinokuchi.
Camp Savage and Fort Snelling days on pages 35-59.
Los Angeles: Military Intelligence Service Club of Southern California, 1988.
MNHS call number: D810.S7 J58 1988

Kanji & Codes: Learning Japanese for World War II, by Irwin L.Slesnick.
Bellingham, WA : I.L. & C.E. Slesnick, 2006.
MNHS call number: D810.S7 S54 2006

Nisei Linguists: Eyes and Ears of Allied Pacific Forces
Minnesota: s.n., 1945.
MNHS call number: FOLIO PL521.M55 M55 1945

Military Intelligence Service Language School
Minnesota: s.n., 1945.
MNHS call number: FOLIO PL521.M55 M55 1945

Army Japanese Linguists in Training
Minnesota: s.n., 1945.
MNHS call number: FOLIO PL521.M55 M55 1945

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