H.Res.1567 - Welcoming and commending the Government of Japan for extending an official apology to all United States former prisoners of war from the Pacific War and moving forward in planning to invite surviving members to Japan.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] (Introduced 07/28/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/28/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.Res.1567 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2010)
Commends the government of Japan for extending an official apology to all U.S. former prisoners of war from the Pacific War and planning to invite surviving members to Japan.
Requests that the government of Japan respect the wishes and sensibilities of these prisoners of war by providing an appropriate program for lasting remembrance and reconciliation that recognizes their sacrifices and forced labor.
Acknowledges the Department of State's work in advocating for these prisoners.
Applauds the dedication and patriotism of the members and descendants of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor for their pursuit of justice and lasting peace.