American POWs of Japan is a research project of Asia Policy Point, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that studies the US policy relationship with Japan and Northeast Asia. The project aims to educate Americans on the history of the POW experience both during and after World War II and its effect on the US-Japan alliance.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The Forgotten Army
An ocean away from the United States, the British held their own ceremony to honor their POWs and MIAs. In London, a memorial to the thousands of civilian and military prisoners who suffered at the hands of Japan's Imperial Armed Forces was unveiled at Mornington Crescent on September 21, 2012.