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Man standing outside barracks (ddr-ajah-2-807)
img Man standing outside barracks (ddr-ajah-2-807)
Caption: The commandant of the Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS) at Camp Savage, Minnesota: Colonel Kai Rasmussen. Photo October 1942 to June 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-422 with additional notes
Kobayashi Collection (ddr-densho-173)
Collection Kobayashi Collection (ddr-densho-173)
This collection contains two documents from Densho narrator Thomas Kobayashi. He served with the Military Intelligence Service during World War II, and the documents are from the Military Intelligence Service Language School at Camp Savage, Minnesota.
Group of men in uniform outside building with names on front (ddr-ajah-2-803)
img Group of men in uniform outside building with names on front (ddr-ajah-2-803)
Caption: Barracks 15, at Camp Savage, Minnesota. Military Intelligence Service Language School. Not pictured is this barracks' leader, Sgt. Lincoln Taira. October 1942-October 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-432 with additional notes
Portrait of Joe Iwataki in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-815)
img Portrait of Joe Iwataki in uniform (ddr-ajah-2-815)
Caption: Joe Iwataki of Alameda, CA., has his portrait taken at Phyllis Brown Studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, while he is stationed at Camp Savage. He was a member of the Military Intelligence Service during WWII. August 14, 1943
Joe Iwataki standing in snow (ddr-ajah-2-797)
img Joe Iwataki standing in snow (ddr-ajah-2-797)
Caption: Joe Iwataki, of Alameda, CA., enjoys the winter conditions at Camp Savage, Minnesota. He was there as a member of the Military Intelligence Service (MIS). October 1942-June 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-459 with additional notes
Group of men posing for photo outside barracks (ddr-ajah-2-809)
img Group of men posing for photo outside barracks (ddr-ajah-2-809)
Caption: MIS Military Intelligence Service language school / Camp Savage, Minnesota. Iwataki graduated for the MIS in December 1942 / Taro Yoshihashi / Grant Hirabayashi (served in Burma) / Joe Iwataki of Alameda, CA (served in Australia) / Yasuharu Koike of Alameda, CA. (served in CBI campaign)
Joe Iwataki sitting with women at Camp Savage open house (ddr-ajah-2-812)
img Joe Iwataki sitting with women at Camp Savage open house (ddr-ajah-2-812)
Caption: At the Camp Savage, Minnesota, open house, Joe Iwataki of Alameda, CA., enjoys the company of Mary Hayano. The event included a concert band, buffet luncheon, and other entertainment. May 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-526 with additional notes
Men studying at tables (ddr-ajah-2-804)
img Men studying at tables (ddr-ajah-2-804)
Caption: Nisei soldiers of the "famous" C-3 class study while at Camp Savage, Minnesota. They were members of the Military Intelligence Service Language School during WWII. Photo October 1942 to June 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-428 with additional notes.
Man speaking at podium (ddr-ajah-2-813)
img Man speaking at podium (ddr-ajah-2-813)
Caption: Speaking to the Nisei graduates from the Military Intelligence Service Language School at Camp Savage, Minnesota is Major General George Strongs, the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, G-2, June 18, 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-561 with additional notes
Four men on skis (ddr-ajah-2-791)
img Four men on skis (ddr-ajah-2-791)
Caption: Nisei pals take advantage of the winter conditions at Camp Savage, Minnesota. They are members of the Military Intelligence Service (MIS). October 1942 - June 1943 / Hayr Sekiya / Joe Iwataki of Alameda, CA., / Moff Ishikawa / Hachiya, Frank. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-466 with additional notes
Group of buildings (ddr-ajah-2-801)
img Group of buildings (ddr-ajah-2-801)
Caption: Mess Hall, Camp Savage, Minnesota, October 1942 to October 1943. Joe Iwataki, of Alameda, CA., was there to learn better Japanese as part of the Military Intelligence Service (MIS), and all Japanese America unit during WWII. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-421 with additional notes
Classroom with men studying at desks and wooden burning stove (ddr-ajah-2-805)
img Classroom with men studying at desks and wooden burning stove (ddr-ajah-2-805)
Caption: Nisei soldiers study in a classroom at Camp Savage, Minnesota, where the Military Intelligence Service Language School was held during WWII. At far left is their "sensei" or instructor, Mr. Itami. October 1942 to June 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-429 with additional notes
Inside of barracks with cots (ddr-ajah-2-802)
img Inside of barracks with cots (ddr-ajah-2-802)
Caption: Barracks 10, where some of the "Sensei" or instructors of Japanese language were housed at Camp Savage, Minnesota. They were there to teach Japanese American Niseis as part of the Military Intelligence Service Language School. October 1942-October 1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-431 with additional notes.
Men playing pool (ddr-ajah-2-792)
img Men playing pool (ddr-ajah-2-792)
Caption: Sho Ishii and other Nisei Soldiers from the Military Intelligence Service at Camp Savage, Minnesota, find time to enjoy a game of pool at the St. Paul U.S.O. club. The club was located at 72 W. 7th Street, photo October 1942-June1943. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-555 with additional notes
Japanese American soldiers in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-110)
img Japanese American soldiers in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-110)
A photograph of Japanese American soldiers in US Army uniform. They pose standing outside. The photograph is probably taken in Camp Savage, Minnesota. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_052
Japanese American soldiers in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-111)
img Japanese American soldiers in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-111)
A photograph of Japanese American soldiers in US Army uniform. They pose sitting on the ground. The photograph is probably taken in Camp Savage, Minnesota. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_053
Toshikuni Taenaka, ukulele] (ddr-csujad-25-97)
img Toshikuni Taenaka, ukulele] (ddr-csujad-25-97)
A photograph of Toshikuni Taenaka, a Japanese American Nisei/Kibei soldier. He poses, playing the Ukulele. The photograph is probably taken in Camp Savage, Minnesota. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_039
Japanese American soldier in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-112)
img Japanese American soldier in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-112)
A photograph of a Japanese American soldier in US Army uniform. He poses, crouching and feeding pigeons. The photograph is probably taken in Camp Savage, Minnesota. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_054
Japanese American solder in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-120)
img Japanese American solder in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-120)
A photograph of a Japanese American soldier in US Army uniform. He crouches, feeding a squirrel. The photograph is probably taken in Camp Savage, Minnesota. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_062
Four men looking at map (ddr-ajah-2-822)
img Four men looking at map (ddr-ajah-2-822)
Caption: Military intelligence Service (MIS) veterans are seen after returning from the China-Burma-India (CBI) theatre, with Col. Kai Rasmussen, the man who was the commandant of the MIS at Camp Savage, Minnesota. The boys are on their way to Fort Benning, Georgie. photo Fort Snelling, January 1945. Supplemental scan of ddr-ajah-2-731 with additional notes
Military Intelligence Service political cartoon (ddr-densho-381-45)
img Military Intelligence Service political cartoon (ddr-densho-381-45)
Political cartoon; captions: THE SECRET WEAPON! -- Cover of the M.I.S. Calendar for 1982, commemorating the role of Nisei in the U.S. Military Intelligence, World War II. Cartoon by Jack Matsuoka, Pacifica, California. (picture on reverse side) COME, COME, NOW READ THIS! - Classroom scene at Camp Savage, Military Intelligence Language School, Minnesota, form the M.I.S. …
Appeal to Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-55-754)
doc Appeal to Americans of Japanese Ancestry (ddr-csujad-55-754)
Statement regarding recruitment of Nisei linguists for the Military Intelligence Language School at Camp Savage, Minnesota. Provides a background on the school and appeal to prospective students. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0756
James C. McNaughton Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1004-3-8)
vh James C. McNaughton Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1004-3-8)
The Military Intelligence Language School's move to Camp Savage, Minnesota

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Toshikuni Taenaka in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-108)
img Toshikuni Taenaka in US Army uniform (ddr-csujad-25-108)
A photograph of Toshikuni Taenaka, a Japanese American Nisei/Kibei soldier, in US Army uniform with Private First Class insignia on the arm. The photograph is probably taken in Camp Savage, Minnesota. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_050
Toshikuni Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-118)
img Toshikuni Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-118)
A photograph of Toshikuni Taenaka, a Japanese American Nisei/Kibei soldier. He poses, placing his arm on a fire extinguisher. The photograph is probably taken in Camp Savage, Minnesota. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_08_01_060
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