Some 25,000 American soldiers held as POWs during World War II were used as slave labor by Japanese companies. Kojo learns why the veterans can’t sue the companies or Japan for restitution, and why they hope the U.S. Congress will compensation them for their labor.


  • James W. Parkinson Attorney; and co-author, Soldier Slaves: Abandoned by the White House, Courts, and Congress (Naval Institute Press)

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