BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2415@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100504T000000Z DTEND:20100630T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Winning the Peace&nbsp\;</strong>\n<strong>An exhibitio n honoring the Japanese American linguists who helped win&nbsp\;\nWorld Wa r II and rebuild Japan</strong>\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>"Winning the P eace" is presented by the Japanese American Service Committee\; Chicago Ni sei Post No. 1183\, American Legion\; Japanese American Citizens League\, Chicago Chapter\; Chicago Japanese American Historical Society\; Japanese Mutual Aid Society of Chicago\, Tom T. Arai Bequest\; and National Japanes e American Historical Society\, Inc. Major funding was provided through a grant from the National Park Service\, United States Department of the Int erior.</strong>\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Featuring "Prejudice and Patri otism\,"&nbsp\;\na traveling exhibition from the National Japanese America n Historical Society\, Inc.\, San Francisco</strong>\n<strong></strong>\n< strong>Tuesdays through Fridays\,&nbsp\;\nMay 4 through June 30\, 2010</st rong>&nbsp\;\n<strong><em>Please call for exhibit hours.</em>\nJapanese Am erican Service Committee\n4427 N. Clark Street\nChicago\, IL 60640</strong >\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Opening Reception</strong>&nbsp\;\nPlease jo in us at the&nbsp\;<strong>JASC (4427 N. Clark Street) on&nbsp\;\nFriday\, May 7\, 2010\, 7pm\,</strong>&nbsp\;to celebrate the grand opening of "Wi nning the Peace." Light refreshments will be served. Off-street parking wi ll be available in the Stockton School playground. For further information \, please call 773.275.0097\, ext. 222\, or e-mail<a target="_blank">legac y@jasc-chicago.org</a>.\n\n"Winning the Peace" tells the little-known stor y of the Japanese-language specialists of the Military Intelligence Servic e (MIS) and their contributions in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operatio ns during World War II and in the Occupation of Japan. Mainly Japanese Ame ricans\, MIS soldiers were front-line interrogators and translators in war time\, and linked the Occupation forces and the Japanese people in the pos twar period.\n\n"Winning the Peace" features a traveling exhibit that is o n loan from the National Japanese American Historical Society of San Franc isco\, as well as the personal stories of Chicago-area MIS veterans\, told through text\, images\, artifacts\, and video clips. "Winning the Peace" will be open to the public -without charge- from\n\nMay 4 through June 30 at the&nbsp\;\n<strong>Japanese American Service Committee\, 4427 N. Clark Street\, Chicago.</strong>\nFor further information and for viewing dates and times\,&nbsp\;\nplease call 773.275.0097\, ext. 222\;&nbsp\;\ne-mail& nbsp\;<a target="_blank">legacy@jasc-chicago.org</a>\;&nbsp\;\nor visit&nb sp\;<a href="http://www.jasc-chicago.org/mis" target="_blank">www.jasc-chi cago.org/mis</a>. SUMMARY:Winning the Peace URL:/en/events/2010/05/04/winning-the-peace/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR