Thursday, May 6, 2010

Speaking at Winning the Peace @ JASC on Fri @ 7pm

“Winning the Peace: The Story of Chicagoans in the Military Intelligence Service, 1941-1952”
Japanese American Service Committee
May 7-June 30, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, May 7, 2010 7:00pm
Free Admission
4427 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640

"Winning the Peace" tells the story of the Military Intelligence Service, a special unit formed out of Japanese American soldiers trained as linguist to fight in the Pacific Theater. The opening will have a ceremonial color-guard, presented by the Nisei Post No. 1183. A short address will follow by Laura Kina, DePaul University Associate Professor Art, Media, & Design, Vincent de Paul Professor & Director Asian American Studies.

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For more information, contact Karen Kanemoto via email or call 773.275.0097 ext 222

This exhibit was made possible by grant assistance from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service; Japanese American Service Committee; Japanese Mutual Aid Society of Chicago, Tom T. Arai Bequest; Chicago Nisei Post No. 1183, American Legion; Japanese American Citizens League, Chicago Chapter; and Chicago Japanese American Historical Society.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service.

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