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Below are database fields with controlled lists, use these lists to guide your keyword searches in the advanced search option. The headings represent the field name (source, unit of service, war or conflict, campaign/battle) and the subheadings represent the entries available in each of these fields. See also the Description Fields page for a full list of fields utilized in the database.

Source [field name]

Go For Broke National Education Center

Japanese American Service Committee

Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii

Nisei Veterans Memorial Center

Unit of Service [field name]

100th Infantry Battalion (Separate)

100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team (Combined) 

1399th Engineer Construction Battalion

1800th Engineering Battalion

232nd Combat Engineer Company

442nd Regimental Combat Team

522nd Field Artillery Battalion

5307 Composite Unit, Provisional (Merrill's Marauders)

Counter Intelligence Corps Linguists

Mars Task Force

Military Intelligence Service (MIS)

Varisty Victory Volunteers (VVV)

Women's Army Corps

2nd Armored Division

Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC)

141st Infantry Regiment

Civil Intelligence Section

Civil Intelligence Section, Operations Branch

Civil Intelligence Section, 441st Counter Intelligence Corps

Civil Intelligence Section, Civil Censorship Detachment

Civil Intelligence Section, Public Safety Division

555th Military Police Battalion

171st Cadre Training Battalion

1st Cavalry Division

Office of Strategic Services (OSS)

106th Infantry Division

332nd Fighter Group

3rd Engineer Battalion

31st Engineer Battalion

477th Medium Bombardment Group

503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment

507th Parachute Infantry Regiment

143rd Infantry Regiment

War or Conflict [field name]

World War, 1939-1945

Allied occupation, Japan, 1945-1952

Korean War, 1950-1953


Aleutian Islands Campaign

Anzio Campaign

Arno-Rome Campaign

Atsugi Airbase

Australia (Allied Translator and Interpreter Section)

Battle of Iwo Jima

Battle of Monte Cassino

Battle Of Motne Cassino

Battle of Okinawa

Battle of Peleliu

Battle of Salerno

Battle of the Bulge



Bruyeres, Belmont, Biffontaine

Bruyeres, Belmont, Buffontaine

Central Burma Campaign

Central Europe Campaign

Champagne Campaign

Champaign Campaign

China Defensive, China Offensive

China, Burma, India Theater

Guadalcanal Campaign


India, Burma Campaign

Leyte Campaign

Liberation of Dachau Subcamps

Luzon Campaign

Marianas Islands

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands Campaign

Marshall-Gilberts Islands Campaign

Naples-Foggia Campaign

Napples-Foggia Campaign

New Georgia

New Guinea Campaign

North Africa Deployment

Northern Apennines and Po Valley Campaigns


Operation Varsity

Philippine Islands

Po Valley Campaign

Post-war Occupation of Germany

Post-war Occupation of Italy

Post-war Occupation of Japan

Post-war Occupation of Korea

Post-war Occupationof Japan

Rescue of the Lost Battalion

Rescue of the Lot Battalion

Rhineland Campaign

Rhineland Campaign-Maritime Alps

Rome-Arno Campaign

Saipan, Tinian and Guam

Solomon Islands

Southern France Campaign

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP)

The Gothic Line


Volcano and Ryukus Islands Campaign