H.Res.324 - 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.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] (Introduced 06/22/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/02/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.|
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Summary: H.Res.324 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/22/2011)
Commends the government of Japan for extending an official apology to all U.S. prisoners of war from the Pacific War and moving forward in planning to invite surviving members to Japan.
Requests that the government of Japan respect the wishes and sensibilities of the U.S. prisoners of war by providing an appropriate program for lasting remembrance and reconciliation that recognizes their sacrifices and forced labor.
Acknowledges the work of the Department of State in advocating for the U.S. prisoners of war from the Pacific War.
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.