Essays

Courage to Speak Out
Kinue Tokudome

My Uncle, Louis Read
Norman Read, Jr.

POW Robert Heer's visit to Hakodate
Yuka Ibuki

POW Educational Project
Edward Jackfert

Ambassador Kennedy, Obama’s visit to Hiroshima and the POW issue
Rabbi Abraham Cooper
 

History of the Atomic Bomb and Its Lesson:
Searching for True Dialogue Between Japan and the United States

Kinue Tokudome
 

Divided by War, United in Friendship
Terry Smyth


Why we built the memorial plates on Mukaishima: An American flag after 68 years
Koshi Kobayashi


Prime Minister Abe should invite President Obama to Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Kinue Tokudome


An Amazing Journey: Trip to the site of Omine Machi POW camp
Linda McDavitt


Interview with Laura Hillenbrand, the author of Unbroken
Kinue Tokudome



Philippines tour 2012
Yuka Ibuki and Shizu Maekawa


70th anniversary of the defense of the Philippines
Kinue Tokudome


2011 Dialogue on Hopevale Martyrdom Panay in 1943
Yuka Ibuki
 

The Last Ring Home – A story of war, love and hope
Minter Dial


Conversation with Mr. Arthur Lane, FEPOW
Kinue Tokudome
 

POW Forced Labor: In Search of an Honorable Closure
Kinue Tokudome


A Brother’s Hero
Edward Malikowski


Remembering Dr. Albert Brown, the oldest Bataan Death March survivor
Jan Thompson


Omine Machi POW memorial

Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand


Reflection on attending the 2011 DG-ADBC Convention
Shizu Maekawa posted

In Memory of Mr. Raymond Hap Halloran
Yuka Ibuki

Memorial Day 1943
Wes Injerd

messages to the Japanese people
 

Santo Tomas liberation


Mukden POW camp
 

Adapt Or Die: A Former Japanese POW Tells All  
JD Merritt

Grandsons of Japanese POW and Bataan Death March Survivor Travel to Japan
Timothy C. Ruse

Obstacle hindering mutual understanding between Japan and the Philippine on history
Naoko Jin

Japanese Companies Should Apologize to Former POWs
Dr. Lester Tenney and Kinue Tokudome

Descendants Group Convention highlights
 

My Friend Louis “Lou” Curtis (1919-2010)
Donald Versaw


Mr. Clay Perkins helped to expose lies in the Atomic bomb book
 

Who Is A Veteran? How Can You Tell One
Lester Tenney
 

ADBC Museum plans move forward
Kinue Tokudome
 

when men must live
Kenneth B. Murphy and James T. Murphy
 

Revisit to Japan by former US POW, Mr. Raymond  C. Heimubuch
Yuka Ibuki
 

Interview with Ms. Virginia Hansen Holmes, the author of Guerrilla Daughter
Kinue Tokudome
 

Two days in Subic and Corregidor 64 years after the WWII Pacific Theatre
Yuka Ibuki
 

Interview with Mr. Philip M. Garcia
 

An American Soldier’s Album, found in Bataan by a Japanese
Yuka Ibuki
 

Remembering Mr. Yoshio Terauchi
Yuka Ibuki
 

Remembering Martin S. Christie
Don Versaw
 

Remembering Bob Brown
Shelly Zimbler
 

Friendship Born Out of Fathers Lost
Akira Tsurukame
                                                

Interview with Mr. Levenberg
Kinue Tokudome
 

Secret History of the American Soldiers Killed by the Atomic Bomb
by Shigeaki Mori (reviewed by Yuka Ibuki)
 

POW compensation bill: Significance for Japan
Kinue Tokudome
 

Memorial service for POWs
Yuka Ibuki
 

Kobe Port Peace Memorial
Toru Fukubayashi

 

In My Father's Footsteps 
James L. Nelson
 

POW and Interpreter
Kazuo Kobayashi
 

Dr. Lester Tenney's Visit to Japan (May 28 - June 6, 2008)
Yuka Ibuki
 

My Role in Honoring America’s Veterans: Portraying the Reality of True Sacrifice
Anthony Zendejas
 

Looking Forward to Attending the ADBC Convention
Gaku Ishimau
 

Photo Album of Zentsuji POW camp
 

Manila Liberation Reunion
 

Zentsuji POW Camp
Koshi Kobayashi

 letter to Ambassador Schieffer asking for assistance
Lester Tenney
 

Greetings for the 4th year
Kinue Tokudome and Yuka Ibuki
 

Stolen Valor: A phony Bataan Death March survivor was exposed by a real survivor
Kinue Tokudome
 

Carlos: A Tale of Survival
J. L. Kunkle
 

Remembering Col. Rosen (1918-2007)
Kinue Tokudome


Working On the Railway of Death
Eric Niderost


Former POWs remember and depict their experiences
 

Roster of Deceased Siberian POW Internees
Yuka Ibuki
 

Telling the Truth with Compassionate Objectivity
Gregory Hadley
 

POW essay
Akina Kobayashi


POW essay
Laura Abbott


POW essay
Meghan Berver


18th Bataan Memorial Death March
Kinue Tokudome

 

MESSAGE TO EX-POWS: YOUR GOVERNMENT REALLY DID TRY TO HELP YOU
Linda Goetz Holmes
 

satellite images of POW camps
John Lewis
 

One More Fight for Redress regarding WWII in Asia Siberian POW Internees
Yuka Ibuki
 

Commander Chick Parsons and the Japanese
Peter Parsons
 

The Rescue of the Doomed Ghost Soldiers of Bataan
Anthony Zendejas


History Day Essay on POWs
Anthony Zendejas

Palawan Massacre


On Forgiveness and Apology:
Conversation with Mr. Harold Poole and the late Captain Duane Heisinger

Kinue Tokudome
 

Too Dead to Die: A Memoir of Bataan and Beyond
Steve Raymond and Mike Pride


Confession—My Life and the Crimes of the Assailant  
Yoshiji Watanabe        
 

Interview with Mr. James Parkinson, the author of Soldier Slaves
Kinue Tokudome


THE WAR HAS ENDED BUT THE MEMORY LINGERS ON
Lester Tenney
 

Victims of Circumstances
Lou Gopal and Michelle Bunn
 

College Students from Japan and the U.S. Attended the POW Reunion
Asako Yoshida and Adam Donais
 

Essay Contest winning essays
Asako Yoshida and Adam Donais
 

The Philippine Scouts Heritage Society reunion speech
Kinue Tokudome
 

Annual Bataan Memorial Death March At White Sands, NM
Nancy A. Murphy
 

Two little girls lost their Czech fathers on a Japanese Hellship
Jane Bzoch Cambus and Hanna Varak Romans Witherspoon
 

Bataan Memorial Death March
Alan Overmier


Hellships Memorial
 

Revisit and First Visit : Japan
Yuka Ibuki
 

The HellshipsLest We Forget 
Henry Morfit Neiger
 

Letter to my American Friends--Japanese POW Internment in Siberia : 60 Years Later
The Japanese Government Is Betraying Old Soldiers and Justice

Koichi Ikeda


Interview with Professor Elizabeth Norman, the author of We Band of Angels

Kinue Tokudome
 

Article on the Bataan Death March Published in Japan's Premier Magazine, Bungei Shunju
Yuka Ibuki


This Veterans Day Will Japan Finally Apologize to the Last Survivors of Bataan?

Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Kinue Tokudome
 

THE ARISAN MARU TRAGEDY
William Bowen 
 

Never forgetting the war I fought, I shall keep telling the folly and the horror of a war Kohken Tsuchiya
 

The Causes of the Bataan Death March Revisited
Jim Nelson
 

Interview with Mr. John A. Glusman, author of Conduct Under Fire
Kinue Tokudome
 

Sixty years after the war--What can young Japanese generation do?
Naoko Jin


Mothers' Letters
 

Former POW Robert A. Brown returns to Mukden camp
Kinue Tokudome


Remembering my father: My post-war life as a child of a war criminal
Osamu Komai

The Future:  Forgiveness and Responsibility
Lester Tenney

Asahi on Dr. Teneny

From Bataan to Hiroshima

Mainichi Shimbun op-ed
Lester Tenney and Kinue Tokudome