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Prisoners of war
October 17, 2015
Film by POW's daughter explores reconciliation with Japanese
As a child, filmmaker Jan Thompson wondered why her father would not talk about his experiences as a World War II veteran.
October 13, 2015
Sybil Stockdale, who fought to end torture of POWs, dies
Sybil Bailey Stockdale, a Navy wife who fought to end the torture of U.S. prisoners of war in Vietnam, has died.
October 12, 2015
Former American POWs visit Japan, recount memories
Nine former American servicemen who were held as prisoners during World War II were in Japan on Monday to revisit some of the ...
July 19, 2015
70 years after WWII, Japanese company apologizes to US POWs
Saying they felt a "deep sense of ethical responsibility for a past tragedy," executives from a major Japanese corporation ...
July 18, 2015
Trump on John McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured'
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized Sen. John McCain's military record at a conservative forum ...
July 18, 2015
The Latest: Rick Santorum favors curbs on legal immigration
The latest on the Republican presidential contenders wooing social conservatives at the annual Family Leadership Summit in ...
July 15, 2015
70 years on, Japanese firm to apologize to US WWII veterans
A major Japanese corporation will offer a landmark apology this weekend for using U.S. prisoners of war for forced labor ...
July 07, 2015
70 years later, WWII bombardier receives presidential honor
At 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group when he was shot ...
June 30, 2015
Japan's UNESCO heritage bid draws ire over past labor abuse
Of countless ghostly abandoned factories and mines in Japan, this fortress island near Nagasaki is among the most notorious.