Takami Hanzawa

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National / History May 2, 2007

U.S. professor recalls Bataan Death March horror

An American professor has dedicated his life to telling others of the brutality he endured while he was a prisoner of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. Lester Tenney, a professor emeritus at Arizona State University and the author of the book "My ...

Returning war booty hard work

National Oct 18, 2005

Returning war booty hard work

Efforts are gathering pace by Japanese and American volunteers seeking to return war mementos to the families of Japanese soldiers who died in battle during World War II. In many cases, Japanese flags were snatched from the bodies of Japanese soldiers as battlefield souvenirs by ...