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T&SHI1JGTON, D.C--Regarding
tho status
of Japanese American
citizens, and tho- mat-
ter of segregated
units for Japanese
Aneri o n soldiera-,
.Lt. Col Harrison A
Gerhard t, General
Staff Corpo and exe
cutive to assistant
secretary of w a r,
1 Insofar as tho
Yi a r Department is
conoomod their oiti
sons hip status is
determined by tho
laws of tho United
States as .In the case
of any other indivi
dual, and as suoh,
citizenship status
is not within tho
Jurisdiction of the
War Department
2. Use of Japano30
Anarioans in spooifio-
Eclipsing the Jan
uary reo.ord of 408
visiting servicemen,
651 raonin olive drab
visited hcto during tho
period fron Karoh 1
to 26 inclusive, ac
cording to statistics
released by Seorotary
Kary ISerrltt of tho
Inter na 1 Seour i t y
Total score fron
March 20, 1943 to
Karoh 26, 1944 i At
least 3,619 visiting,
A gront of $225 has
boon authorized by
of the United Service
Organizations, Ino
for tho operating
expenses of USO ser
vices in Donson for
the period ending
June 30, 1944, an
nounced Runo &Arno,
assistant project
dirootor in oharge
of community manage
ment and Den3on USO
Council ohaiman.
Announoomont of .tho
grant oame to-Chairman
Hudson, regional ex
eoutive stationed in
Kansas Citft Kiss our i.,,
Hudson advisad Arno
3B? ,n r H".
Emm1- o T;
Vol. II No. 26 Den8on.Ark. Maroh 31.. 1944
units is not based cent does not con
upon eny'disorinina
tion 'policy. The
assignment ofiporson-
nol in the arned.
forces is based upon
military considera
tions and not upon
racial derivations.
3. The Yfer Depart-
United States citi
zens of Japanese dos
cent win? desire to.
volunteer for Cunp
Savago should, apply
directly to Capt.
Paul F. Rusoh, AUS,
Dirobtor of Person
nel, Canp Savage.
Captain Rusoh's
letter follows
Yfe, are continuing
to examine volunteers
for Camp Savage to
Pre-Matal Car
In order to assure
that all expectant
mothers receive proper
oare arid considera
tion during th3 trans
fer to other Centers,
tho Hospital nedloal
staff wishes all such
wonon to oome to the
hospital for pro
natal care on !!ues
dayafternoons, stated
Chief Kedioal Officer
Dn Douglas R. Collior.
This applies parti-
that tho USO projeot
would be -reviewed
prior to Juno 30,
1944, for -the purpose
of making further
Under tho terms of
tho grant the Denson
aommittoo will shoul
der full -responsibility
of .service ho
those in tho armed
forcos in this aom-'
"Increase in USO
o per ottos oontinues,"
Hudson advised Arno
"Yfewill soon have
3,000; service facili
ties in the United
States and at "over
seas bases :,in tho
Western Hemisphere
s o n
rui bui
sider it advisable
to utilize -Japnnoso
Aner loans in the
Pacific theater of
operations because:
If a Japanese Ame
rican unit wero pre
sent in combat in
the Pacific it. would
dotarnine if they pro
linguistically quali
fied. This procedure is,
now being carried on
by nail upon roooipt
of letter of appli
cation fron indivi
duals. By this me
thod wo are able to
deo id o their lan
guage qualifications.
Upon their actual
(Cont on page 6)
on Tuesdays
oularly to those
poople who have not
registered previous
ly at the pre-natal
Yonen who have re
gistered should con
tinue with their pre
natal visits as for
merly. It is important,
however, that any
who have net register
ed bt-fore do so next
Tuesday afternoon.
"Development of ser
vice to returning
soldiers and sailors
from combat areas is
the big USO job of
today and the- USO is
doing everything
possible to meet this
"Already p.ore" than
15,000 acmbat casual
ties have been re
turned to the civilian
hone front, via dis
charge from tho ser
vices. This situa
tion .will increase as
more. U mill ions of.
American servicemen
beoosie "involved in
oenbati overseas.
"It is the announced,
intenti'on of USO to
bo possiblo for the
enemy Japan es e to
secure American uni
forms" from dead sol
diers end mingle with
American Japanese
units, thereby caus
ing considoroUe oon
fuskn and increasing
hazards of eneny in
filtration. If a Japanese Ame
rican were capture d
in tho Pacific it is
felt that retaliation
Treasures taken by the
Japanese would be in
tho form of extreme
torture, sinao i t
soens apparent from
past Japanese actions
tint such individuals
might not be consider
ed as prisoners of
If theywere gener
ally assigned to all
,(Cont on page 6)
'Form YSRA-331 or
"FoniLy Preference
Request fqr Center
Transferals -scheduled
to be distributed
next week to every
family head or singly
individual in each
block by their res
pective block mana
gers. Tho a e preference
statements must be
returne d to their
respective block
managers not later
than April 15,
help the returned
servicemen and women
to ro-ostabliah
healthy, normal and
satisfy in g soo ia 1
r a la ti onships and
to further their re
adjusted to civilian
"Toward this end
USO generally vdll
be working in oloso
oo-oporation with
other agencies, and
with the continued
consultation with
military authorities,
-.although in .aono
communities the or
ganization maybe the
only agenoyto under
take suoh responsibility."

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Denson tribune (Denson, Ark.), March 31, 1944
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Denson jiho
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Place of Publication
Denson, Ark.
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Denson, Ark., March 31, 1944
Subject Headings
-  World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans--Newspapers
-  Japanese--United States--Newspapers
-  Japanese Americans--Arkansas--Denson--Newspapers
-  Denson (Ark.)--Newspapers
-  Drew County (Ark.)--Newspapers
-  World War (1939-1945)
-  Japanese
-  Japanese Americans
-  Arkansas--Drew County
-  Arkansas--Denson
-  United States
-  1939-1945
-  United States--Arkansas--Drew--Denson
-  Semiweekly
-  Vol. I, no. 1 (March 2, 1943)-vol. II, no. 45 (June 6, 1944).
-  Collected in Japanese camp papers.
-  Title from masthead.
-  Also issued on microfilm from the Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, and the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
-  Also available in digital format on the Library of Congress website.
-  English and Japanese.
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