|Scope & Content||
Series holds documents that cover the subjects in McNaughton's book "Nisei Linguists." Research includes in-depth study regarding the language schools of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Army; details concerning the Aleutian Islands and Alaska in WWII; heavy documentation of MIS in the Pacific Theater with operational details, Nisei involvement with military attacks and programs including the Manhattan project, Hiroshima, and post-Pearl Harbor responses, History of the MIS Language Program.
Shows the immense loyalty and patriotism Japanese American Nisei Intelligence Officers had and the conflicting role for a country that at the same time interned many a fellow Japanese Americans.
MIS Archives/Libraries box comprises of McNaughton's collected research from 11 archival centers, each alphabetized in the box according to the site name.
Subject File Box 1: Folders 75-85
Subject File Box 2: Folders 86-92
Subject File Box 3: Folders 93-101
Subject File Box 4: Folders 102-114
Subject File Box 5: Folders 115-126
Subject File Box 6: Folders 127-138
Subject File Box 7: Folders 139-149
Archives/Libraries Box 8: Folders 150-160
|Title||Military Intelligence Service (MIS) Subject Files|
|Collection||James McNaughton Collection|
|Extent of Description||8 boxes ; 85 folders|