Why Japanese-Americans were Considered the U.S. Secret Weapon Against Imperial Japan

Japanese-Americans versus Japanese in World War Two

Jhemmylrut Teng
May 29 · 9 min read
U.S Military Intelligence Service Language School — Japanese Americans 4th Class, Fall 1944 (Source: National WWII Museum)

During World War Two, the Allied forces had difficulty in fighting the Axis power in the Pacific Theater. Imperial Japan caught the Allies unprepared when they bombed Pearl Harbor and quickly occupied the Asia Pacific region.