JUDGMENT AT TOKYO: The Japanese War Crimes Trials, by Tim Maga. University Press of Kentucky, 2001, 200 pp., $25 (cloth).

Fifty-six years since Japan’s surrender, World War II’s legacy continues to make headlines: Compensation sought by sex slaves; Controversy rages over history textbooks; Prime minister’s pledge to visit Yasukuni Shrine draws fire.

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